In This Issue
- The captive Indian seems to have been a female, and, from some cause now unknown, had incurred the vengeance of the English
- 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
- Caught in Tar Baby: Finding Double Meanings/Understandings through Blackness+Tar+Orishá+ Black Magic by Sequoya Akosua Lee
- 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