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Digital Table of Contents

General Issue
2018
44.1

Duriel E. Harris, Editor
Sheree Renée Thomas,  Associate Editor
Danielle Sutton, Senior Editorial Assistant  
Andrew LaBombarda, Sound Consultant  
Brigid Ackerman, Sierra Hobson & Allison Maretti, Editorial Interns

Cover Art Front: Delita S. Martin, Night Reflections
Cover Art Back: Delita S. Martin, Shifter
Interior Page: Delita S. Martin, Constellation

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DIGITAL

“Delita S. Martin: Honoring African American Women” (Video)
“Delita S. Martin: The Role of Family + Storytelling” (Video)

POETRY

numbers
acts
O-Jeremiah Agbaakin

now i play black mama crying over dead son
give us this day / death is our daily bread
a saturday night
we will bring them to heel
bridgette bianca

Weed
Nicole Burney

Paraiso
Bembe
Jeni De La O

Days Left Half Opened
Indy of My Dreams
To Lovers
Renoir Gaither

Next Spring Early
Never Them
Gary Galsworth

Daughter
Son
Anywhere
Another smoke-filled room
Where midnight stretches
Regina Harris Baiocchi

identity marker for the animal light (mixed seed)
destroyed by the screen
Roberto Harrison

The Monk’s Spirit Horse
Rosalind Kaliden

Venus of Sandusky / Our Lady of the Snows
Cindy King

Black Horus BlitzsS$Åò
Wok Pak Archillect
Rose Knapp

Rejecting the Paper & Me
C. T. Layo

The Rainbow Cannot Find the Exit Door
Places Where We Do Not Have to Whisper Our Names
Black Men Can Cry in Wakanda
W. J. Lofton

Flight
Little Kid in a Big Body
Jamal Michel

She Says―
Villain / Knell
We Will Have Questions
Periscopes
Tolu Oloruntoba

Ai-tal Haikuu / I-tal Haiku
Jeremy Jacob Peretz

Quota
When the World Was Flat
Consulting the Cosmos: Breaking Up with 5 O’Clock Telemundo
Assessment of the Urban Dollar
Dimitri A. Reyes

Ebonics—2000
Victorio Reyes Asili

Legend
John Warner Smith

Nowhere Native II
Beautiful We’re Alive / Sunday
Kandace Siobhan Walker

Cosmology
Intervals
Scale
Scales
The Black Keys
Anthony Walton

Diatomaceous
Lisbeth White

Revival
J. Stephen Whitney

The Bad Ones Stayed
.chisaraokwu.

FICTION/HYBRID

Bijou’s Potion
Rowana Abbensetts

The Nounou of Star 14
Priscilla Adipa

The Time Is Nigh
Camille F. Forbes

Worth
Racquel Goodison

Greene Cake
Janice Tuck Lively

Kerekou
Iheoma Nwachukwu

The Burden of Beauty
Lola Opatayo

CRITICAL ESSAY

The Undisputed Color of the Imagination
Aisha Sabatini Sloan

FOLIO BY TRACIE D. HALL

Monuments: Karega Kofi Moyo’s Photographing Uprising & Rebellion in Post–MLK Chicago
Tracie D. Hall

We Belong Here: An Interview with Karega Kofi Moyo
Lee Ann Norman

Image 12
Image 21
Image 24
Mental 9
Mental 10
Mental 11
Karega Kofi Moyo

VISUAL ART

bodies of each other
cloud consciousness
infinite home
other signs
the manitous
self portrait
Roberto Harrison

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