Tag Archives: Richard R. Guzman

The Afterword to Black Writing from Chicago – Part 2

This is Part 2 of the Afterword to Black Writing from Chicago: In the World, Not of It?  Go here to read PART 1.  Part 1 dealt mainly with fiction, poetry, and drama writers I was—regrettably—not able to include in … Continue reading

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The Afterword to Black Writing from Chicago – Part 1

This is PART 1 of the lengthy Afterword to my book Black Writing from Chicago: In the World, Not of It?  Go here for PART 2.  Part 1 mostly covers fiction, poetry, and drama writers whom I could not—most regrettably—include … Continue reading

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Ornette Coleman: Lessons in Freedom (excerpt)

This is the first of 16 short excerpts from my radio series Voices and Freedoms: A History of Jazz.  Based on my book of the same name, the series (and book) were produced at the University of Virginia in the … Continue reading

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