I Am the Darker Brother

I Am the Darker Brother

An Anthology of Modern Poems by African Americans

Book - 1997
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First published in 1968, this anthology was one of the first collections of African American poetry specifically created with the young reader in mind. Along with selections from Langston Hughes and Gwendolyn Brooks, this newly updated version features poems by such contemporary poets as Maya Angelou, Ishmael Reed, Rita Dove, and others. This is a comprehensive reflection of the African-American voice and culture. Young Adult.
Publisher: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 1997
Edition: Rev ed., 1st Aladdin pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780689808692
Branch Call Number: 811.5 I
Characteristics: 207 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Adoff, Arnold
Andrews, Benny 1930-2006


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JCLEmmaF Mar 09, 2019

This is an anthology of black poets, and it’s stunning. My library copy is full of post it’s, and i need my own copy now!
However, I just noticed the editor is white. This disappoints me.


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