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Author: various authors Narrator: Allyson Johnson, Cary Hite Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Length: Release Date: December 2018 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780525623953

Publisher Description

"The selections are uniformly uplifting, with affirming messages about the heritage, strength and dreams of African Americans."—Publishers Weekly

In this compelling collection, thirteen major poets rise in response to the dazzling vistas and emotionally vivid portraits of award-winning artist Tom Feelings.

A unique and moving collaboration that celebrates the sustaining spirit of African creativity, this collection includes poetry by:

Maya Angelou

Lucille Clifton

Alexis De Veaux

Mari Evans

Darryl Holmes

Langston Hughes

Rashidah Ismaili

Haki R. Madhubuti

Walter Dean Myers

Mwatabu Okantah

Eugene B. Redmond

Askia M. Touré

Margaret Walker

 

 

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About the Author

Eunice Wong is a classically trained actor who works extensively in professional theaters across the United States and in New York City, as well as having appeared on HBO, NBC, ABC, Comedy Central, and in various independent films. Eunice is a graduate of the Juilliard School Drama Division Actor Training Program and has also studied piano and singing at the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto. A first-generation Chinese Canadian, born in Toronto to Eric and Eleanor Wong, who immigrated to Canada from Hong Kong, Eunice grew up with her brother Eugene in Toronto and thanks her family for their constant love and support.

About the Narrators

Allyson Johnson is an actress and singer who began performing at age twelve as coanchor of Bubble Gum Digest, for which she won an Emmy. After earning a degree in psychology from Brown University, she moved to New York where she became a social worker before shifting to a career in television and radio. Johnson has recorded countless commercials, promos, audiobooks, narrations, and animation series.

Cary Hite has performed in several theaters across the country as a cast member in the longest-running African American play in history, The Diary of Black Men. He also appeared in Edward II, Fences, Macbeth, Good Boys, Side Effects May Vary, and the indie feature The City Is Mine. He has voiced several projects for AudibleKids, including Souls Look Back in Wonder, From Slave Ship to Freedom Road, and Papa, Do You Love Me?