Additional Resources for The River Niger by Joseph A. Walker

Joseph A. Walker
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Branch, William B., ed., Black Thunder: An Anthology of Contemporary African American Drama, Mentor Books.

This collection of plays by contemporary African-American writers includes Amiri Baraka and August Wilson.

Sewell, Tony, Garvey's Children: The Legacy of Marcus Garvey, Africa World Press, 1990.

Sewell's text provides an historical survey of the influence of Marcus Garvey on civil rights leaders.

Shange, Ntozake, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf: A Choreopoem, Macmillan, 1997.

Shange's experimental play focuses on the struggles of African-American women against racism and sexism.

Wilson, August, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, New American Library, 1985.

Black Bottom is a critically acclaimed play by the leading African-American dramatist of the 1980s. Wilson's play concerns a female blues singer and the members of her band.

X, Malcolm, as told to Alex Haley, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Random House, 1975.

This famous biography of the black nationalist leader Malcolm...

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