In This Issue
An ode to the Asian Uncle Tom by Yuri Kageyama
The Mother by Chun Yu
I need to talk to a Puerto Rican by Ntozake Shange
Them Stones by Theo Konrad Auer
Spring 2018 by Tennessee Reed
Two Poems by Melba Boyd
Five for Ornette Coleman by Bill Harris
Two Looks at Toni Morrison’s Tar Baby
The Unknowable Negro: Black Hair (And-Ness) Decolonized by Jevohn Newsome
Editorial, Summer 2018 by Editor
West Oakland to West Africa Travel Diary Part 1 by Karla Brundage
Image 1: Ishmael Reed and Charles Ferrell, Vice-President, Public Programs at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit on June 9, 2018.
Image 2: Left to Right: Attorney Howard Moore, Junior with Moses the Dog in his lap, Carla Blank, Grace Moore, Ishmael Reed and Attorney Jane Moore at Sam's Log Cabin in Berkeley circa February 2018.
Image 3: Ishmael Reed Discusses "Personal Problems" at the Cinetopia Festival, Charles H. Wright Museum on June 9, 2018." Photographs by Carla Blank.
Drawings: Charles Ezra Ferrell
Burkina Faso Mask Festival
Photos by Barbara Lowenstein