Friday, January 6, 2023

A Checklist of Anthologies featuring Black Writings, 1967 - 1976



Here's a checklist of anthologies featuring African American poetry, short fiction, novel and autobiography excerpts, plays, song lyrics, and more. 

• 1967: Kaleidoscope: Poems by American Negro Poets edited by Robert Hayden
• 1967: For Malcolm: Poems on the Life and the Death of Malcolm X edited by Dudley Randall and Margaret Burroughs 
• 1967: The Best Short Stories by Black writers: The Classic Anthology from 1899-1967 edited by Langston Hughes
• 1968: An Introduction to Black Literature in America from 1746 to the Present edited by Lindsay Patterson
• 1968: Black Fire: An Anthology of Afro-American Writing edited by LeRoi and Larry Neal Jones
• 1968: Black Voices: An Anthology of Afro-American Literature edited by Abraham Chapman
• 1968: Chronicles of Negro Protest: A Background Book for Young People, Documenting the History of Black Power edited by Bradford Chambers
• 1968: Dark Symphony: Negro Literature in America edited by James A. Emanuel and Theodore Gross
• 1968: I Am the Darker Brother: An Anthology of Modern Poems by Black Americans edited by Arnold Adoff
• 1968: Nine Black Poets edited by Robert Baird Shuman
• 1968: Ten: An Anthology of Detroit Poets
• 1968: The Black Power Revolt: A Collection of Essays edited by Floyd B. Barbour
• 1968: Watts Poets: A Book of New Poetry and Essays edited by Quincy Troupe
• 1969: Black American Literature: Essays edited by Darwin T. Turner
• 1969: Black American Literature: Poetry edited by Darwin T. Turner
• 1969: Black Arts: An Anthology of Black Creations edited by Ahmed Alhamisi and Harun Kofi Wangara
• 1969: Black Expression: Essays By and About Black Americans in the Creative Arts edited by Addison Gayle
• 1969: Black Poetry: A Supplement to Anthologies Which Exclude Black Poets edited byDudley Randall
• 1969: Chicory: Young Voices from the Black Ghetto edited by Sam Cornish and Lucian W. Dixon
• 1969: Chronicles of Negro Protest: A Background Book for Young People, Documenting the History of Black Power edited by Bradford Chambers
• 1969: City in All Directions; an Anthology of Modern Poems edited by Arnold Adoff
• 1969: Early Black American Poets: Selections with Biographical and Critical Introductions edited by William H. Robinson
• 1969: New Plays from the Black Theatre: An Anthology edited by Ed Bullins
• 1969: Puttin' on Ole Massa: The Slave Narratives of Henry Bibb, William Wells Brown, and Solomon Northup edited by Gilbert Osofsky
• 1969: Rhetoric of Black Revolution edited by Arthur L. Smith
• 1969: Soul Session: Anthology of the B.C.D.
• 1969: The New Black Poetry edited by Clarence Major
• 1969: The Writing on the Wall: 108 American Poems of Protest edited by Walter Lowenfels
• 1969: Five Slave Narratives edited by William Loren Katz
• 1969: Great Slave Narratives edited by Arna Bontemps
• 1970: 19 Necromancers from Now: An Anthology of Original American Writing from the 1970s edited by Ishmael Reed
• 1970: 3000 Years of Black Poetry Alan Lomax and Raoul Abdul Lomax
• 1970: A Galaxy of Black Writing edited by Robert Baird Shuman
• 1970: A Native Sons Reader: Selections by Outstanding Black American Authors of the Twentieth Century edited by Edward Margolies
• 1970: Afro-American Literature: Poetry edited by William Adams
• 1970: Afro-American voices, 1770's-1970's edited by Ralph Kendricks and Claudette Levitt
• 1970: Afro-American Voices, 1770's-1970's edited by Kendricks Levitt
• 1970: Black American Literature: Essays, Poetry, Fiction, Drama edited by Darwin T. Turner
• 1970: Black Experience: An Anthology of American Literature for the 1970s edited by Francis E. Kearns
• 1970: Black Identity: A Thematic Reader edited by Francis E. Kearns
• 1970: Black literature in America: A Casebook edited by Raman K. Singh and Peter Fellowes
• 1970: Black Out Loud: An Anthology of Modern Poems by Americans edited by Arnold Adoff
• 1970: Black Poets Write On! An Anthology of Black Philadelphian Poets
• 1970: Black Quartet: Four New Black Plays edited by Woodie King
• 1970: Black Voices from Prison edited by Etheridge Knight
• 1970: Brothers and Sisters: Modern Stories by Black American edited by Arnold Adoff
• 1970: Dices Or Black Bones: Black Voices Of The Seventies edited by Adam David Miller
• 1970: Forgotten Pages of American Literature edited by Haslam Gerald
• 1970: From a Black Perspective: Contemporary Black Essays edited by Douglas A. Hughes
• 1970: From the Roots: Short Stories by Black Americans edited by Charles L. James
• 1970: Great Documents in Black American History edited by George Ducas and Charles Van Doren
• 1970: Harlem: Voices from the Soul of Black America edited by John Henrik Clarke
• 1970: Life Under the "Peculiar Institution": Selections from the Slave Narrative Collection edited by Norman R Yetman
• 1970: Natural Process: An Anthology of New Black Poetry edited by Ted and Tom Weatherly Wilentz
• 1970: Night Comes Softly: Anthology of Black Female Voices edited by Nikki Giovanni
• 1970: On Being Black: Writings by Afro-Americans from Frederick Douglass to the Present edited by Charles T. Davis and Daniel Walden
• 1970: Right On: An Anthology of Black Literature edited by Bradford Chambers and Rebecca Moon
• 1970: Soulscript: Afro-American Poetry edited by June Jordan
• 1970: The Black American Experience: A New Anthology of Black Literature edited by Francis S. Freeman
• 1970: The Black Seventies edited by Floyd B. Barbour
• 1970: The Black Woman: An Anthology edited by Toni Cade Bambara
• 1970: The Norton Anthology of Poetry edited by Arthur M. et al. Eastman
• 1970: The Poetry of the Negro, 1746-1970: An Anthology edited by Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps
• 1970: The Voice that is Great Within Us: American Poetry of the Twentieth Century edited by Hayden Carruth
• 1970: We Speak As Liberators: Young Black Poets edited by Orde Coombs
• 1970: What Country Have I?: Political Writings by Black Americans edited by Herbert J. Storing
• 1971: Afro-American Literature: An Introduction edited by Robert Hayden, David J. Burrows, and Frederick R. Lapides
• 1971: Black Insights: Significant Literature by Black Americans—1760 to the Present edited by Nick Aaron Ford
• 1971: Black Literature in America edited by Houston A. Jr. Baker
• 1971: Black Scenes edited by Alice Childress
• 1971: Black Theater: A 20th Century Collection of the Work of Its Best Playwrights edited by Lindsay Patterson
• 1971: Blackamerican Literature, 1760-Present edited by Ruth Miller
• 1971: Bondage, Freedom, and Beyond: The Prose of Black Americans edited by Addison Gayle
• 1971: Broadside Treasury, 1965-1970 edited by Gwendolyn Brooks
• 1971: Cavalcade: Negro American Writing from 1760 to the Present edited by Arthur P. Davis and Saunders Redding
• 1971: Contemporary Black Drama: From "A Raisin in the Sun" to "No Place to Be Somebody" edited by Clinton Oliver and Stephanie Sills
• 1971: Early Negro Writing, 1760-1837 edited by Dorothy Porter
• 1971: Gift of the Spirit: Readings in Black Literature for Teachers edited by Karel Rose
• 1971: I, Too, Sing America: Black Voices in American Literature edited by Barbara Dodds Stanford
• 1971: Jump Bad: A New Chicago Anthology edited by Gwendolyn Brooks
• 1971: Literature in America: The Modern Age edited by Charles Kaplan
• 1971: Steal Away: Stories of the Runaway Slaves edited by Abraham Chapman
• 1971: The Black Aesthetic edited by Addison Gayle
• 1971: The Black Poets edited by Dudley Randall
• 1971: To Gwen with Love: An Anthology Dedicated to Gwendolyn Brooks edited by Patricia Brown
• 1971: Voice of Black Rhetoric: Selections edited by Arthur Lee Smith and Stephen Robb
• 1971: What We Must See, Young Black Storytellers: An anthology edited by Orde Coombs
• 1972: Afro-American Authors edited by William Adams
• 1972: Afro-American Writing: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry edited by Richard Long and Eugenia Collier
• 1972: Black Culture: Reading and Writing Black edited by Gloria M. Simmons and Helene D. Hutchinson
• 1972: Black Drama Anthology edited by Woodie King, Jr. and Ron Milner
• 1972: Black Short Story Anthology edited by Woodie King, Jr.
• 1972: Black Spirits: A Festival of New Black Poets in America edited by Woodie King, Jr.
• 1972: Black Writers of America: A Comprehensive Anthology edited by Richard Barksdale and Keneth Kinnamon
• 1972: Modern and Contemporary Afro-American Poetry edited by Bernard W. Bell
• 1972: New Black Voices: An Anthology of Contemporary Afro-American Literature edited by Abraham Chapman
• 1972: Nommo: An Anthology of Modern Black African and Black American Literature edited by William H. Robison
• 1972: Poetry of Prison: Poems by Black Prisoners edited by Eugene Perkins
• 1972: The Harlem Renaissance Remembered: Essays, edited, with a memoir Arna Bontemps
• 1972: Violence in the Black Imagination: Essays and Documents edited by Ronald T. Takaki 
• 1972: Voices from the Black Experience: African and Afro-American Literature edited by Darwin T. Turner
• 1972: Who Took the Weight? Black Voices from Norfolk Prison edited by James A. Lang
• 1972: The Voice of Black America: Major Speeches by Negroes in the United States, 1797-1971 edited Philip S. Foner
• 1973: A Rock Against the Wind: Black Love Poems edited by Lindsay Patterson
• 1973: The Poetry of Black America: An Anthology of the 20th Century edited by Arnold Adoff
• 1973: Understanding the New Black Poetry edited by Stephen Henderson
• 1973: We Be Word Sorcerers: 25 Stories by Black Americans edited by Sonia Sanchez
• 1973: You Better Believe It: Black Verse in English from Africa, the West Indies and the United States edited by Paul Breman
• 1974: American Negro Poetry. Revised Edition edited by Arna W. Bontemps
• 1974: Black Theater, U.S.A.: Forty-Five Plays by Black Americans, 1847-1974 edited by James V. Hatch and Ted Shine
• 1974: Get Your Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me: Narrative Poetry from Black Oral Tradition edited by Bruce Jackson
• 1974: Keeping the Faith: Writings by Contemporary Black American Women edited by Pat Crutchfield Exum
• 1974: My Black Me: A Beginning Book of Black Poetry edited by Arnold Adoff
• 1974: My Name Is Black: An Anthology of Black Poets edited by Amanda Ambrose
• 1974: New Lafayette Theatre Presents: Plays with Aesthetic Comments by 6 Black Playwrights edited by Ed Bullins
• 1974: Poetry: Past and Present edited by Frank Brady and Martin Price
• 1974: The Disinherited: Plays edited by Abe C. Ravitz
• 1974: Invisible Poets: Afro-Americans of the Nineteenth Century edited by Joan R. Sherman
• 1975: Black Eyed Susans: Classic Stories by and About Black Women edited by Mary Helen Washington
• 1975: Giant Talk: An Anthology of Third World Writing edited by Quincy Troupe and Rainer Schulte
• 1975: New Negro Renaissance: An Anthology edited by Arthur P. Davis
• 1975: Out of Our Lives: A Selection of Contemporary Black Fiction edited by Quandra Prettyman Stadler
• 1975: The Forerunners: Black Poets in America edited by Woodie King, Jr.
• 1976: Black Women in Nineteenth-Century American Life: Their Words, Their Thoughts, Their Feelings edited by Ruth Bogin and Bert J. Loewenberg
• 1976: Life: The Lore and Folk Poetry of the Black Hustler edited by Dennis Wepman, Ronald B. Newman, and Murray B. Binderman
• 1976: Love--from Black Men to Black Women edited by Frances Johnson Barnes
• 1976: Voices from the Harlem Renaissance edited by Nathan Irvin Huggins

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