What is life?: reclaiming the Black blues self

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Third World Press, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 229 pages
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An eclectic group of poems and essays using the theme of Black culture as the thread. Salaam engages in a self assessment of his life and work using the template of Black culture.

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Editor and writer Salaam presents personal essays/meditations and poetry that reveal his global perspective. Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Kalamu ya Salaam is a professional writer, filmmaker, and producer who has been actively engaged in the promotion of Black literature and art, primarily in the New Orleans area. He was one of the founders of the magazine, The Black Collegian and served as its editor for 13 years and was later the executive director of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation.