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Digital Table of Contents

General Issue
2020
46.1

Cover Art Front and Back: Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Untitled, 2018 & Fragile 1, 2018
Interior Page: Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Fragile 2, 2018

Obsidian Volume 46.1

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DIGITAL

Excerpt from Amargo
Excerpt from Teach Me How to Samba
Juan Álvarez (Wamoo)

Alger, Mon Amour—Portfolio
Stéphanie Melyon-Reinette

Under Over Deluxe AF
Douglas Kearney


POETRY

Border Crossing
.chisaraokwu.

A Natural History
Touchy Subject
MiLisa R. Coleman

Swell
Calle Guerrero Noble
Group Therapy
Cristina Correa

Ritual
Black-Faced Cathedral
God, my pickaninny
If we must die
Justin Danzy

The Other Nine
Threshing Floor
Return
Valerie Smith

Congregation
Kumi and I Freestyle
Daniel B. Summerhill

Holy Ghost or Juju
I Call ISHAKA
Erin Rae Threlkeld

FICTION/HYBRID WORK

Shadow Dancer
Esperanza Cintrón

Cocoanut
Thomas Bulen Jacobs

Where Is My Mother?
Christopher Mpofu

DRAMA/PERFORMANCE

Pushing Past Future
Maria Judice

CRITICAL ESSAYS

Tracery: For Nathaniel Mackey
Aldon Lynn Nielsen

VISUAL ART

Body Mass
Free
Really
Woman of Color
JoAnne McFarland

. . . Pride Comes Before the Fall . . .
. . . Nothing More than Dreams . . . Sweet Melodies Reciting Words
that Will Never Be Said . . .
Ceaphas Stubbs

1969 REWIND: RECONSIDERING THE BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT, THE PAN-AFRICAN
CULTURAL FESTIVAL & THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY INTERNATIONAL SECTION
Introduction
Michael A. Antonucci

The Fact of Black Nonrelationality: Cecil Taylor in Paris
Matthias Domingo Mushinski

AfriCOBRA: African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists
Kada Wafaa

“The Choice Was No Mere Coincidence”:
A Conversation with Professor Abdeldjalil Youcef Larbi & Nadia Abdelhadi
Michael A. Antonucci

Nous, Noirs Américains Évadés du Ghetto: The Fleury Four Hijacking Hope
Selma Bekkai & Saliha Benkechida

Alger, Mon Amour & the Heartbroken Revolution (A Reflection)
Stéphanie Melyon-Reinette

Revolutionary Spatialities & Transcultural Solidarities
at the 1969 Pan-African Cultural Festival in Algeria
Emily Jane O’Dell

FORM & (DIS)CONTENT: SPECULATIVE & EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES
TO LANGUAGE BY AUTHORS OF COLOR, VOL II
Introduction
Rone Shavers

What’s Under What’s Over It
Douglas Kearney

Fore/Mothers: Canon, Recreation, Diaspora
Jennifer Maritza McCauley

Diary Work
Bitch Tendencies
Kenning JP García

from Under the Knife
Krista Franklin

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