Reading Black and Random Notes (RN) articles: An Overview

Fiction
RN: Ishmael Reed as ‘Haute Couture’

04/04/2019

RN: Country Place: Ann Petry's 'White' Novel Reissued; or, Flipping the script

04/24/2019

Veronica T. Watson, editor: The Short Stories of Frank Yerby

05/14/2020

RN: In a Minor Chord: Waters Edward Turpin's "These Low Grounds" Reissued

11/24/2020

RN: New National Book Award Winner Walter Mosley's America 2008 - and 2021

02/20/2021

William Gardner Smith: The Stone Face

09/27/2021

Claude McKay: Romance in Marseille

02/19/2022

Paul Laurence Dunbar: The Complete Stories

06/24/2022

Drama
Lynn Nottage: Sweat

12/26/2019

Alice Childress: Trouble in Mind 09/12/2022
Film, tv, radio
RN: A Feel-Good Film; or, Hidden Figures revealed

08/27/2019

Sonja D. Williams: Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom

09/18/2019

RN: When Melvin Van Peebles Read His Obituary; or, The passing of a pioneer

10/16/2021

The arts
The Photographs of Gordon Parks

04/05/2019

Ruth Fine, editor: The Art of Norman Lewis

06/25/2019

The Paintings and Drawings of Clarence Major

01/28/2020

Kerry James Marshall: History of Painting

03/31/2020

Jeffreen M. Hayes, editor: Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman

06/28/2020

RN: William H. Johnson in Kerteminde: A New Donation to Danish Museum

08/17/2020

Stephen C. Wicks, editor: Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin: Through the Unusual Door

12/26/2020

Non-fiction
RN: The White Card; or, Claudia Rankine's American conversations on race and citizenship

10/05/2019

RN: Vincent O. Carter's The Bern Book: A Record of a Voyage of the Mind - An Exchange

07/19/2020

Barack Obama: A Promised Land

01/21/2021

Vincent O. Carter: The Bern Book: A Record of a Voyage of the Mind

03/30/2021

Literary criticism
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: The Trials of Phillis Wheatley

04/12/2019

Darlene Clark Hine and John McCluskey, Jr., editors: The Black Chicago Renaissance

05/08/2019

John Edgar Tidwell, Steven C. Tracy, editors: After Winter: The Art and Life of Sterling A. Brown

05/28/2019

Julius E. Thompson: Dudley Randall, Broadside Press, and the Black Arts Movement in Detroit

06/09/2019

Steven C. Tracy, editor: Writers of the Black Chicago Renaissance

08/08/2019

James C. Hall and Heather Hathaway, editors: Conversations with Paule Marshall

08/15/2019

John Zheng, editor: Conversations with Sterling Plumpp

11/12/2019

Horace A. Porter, editor: Dreaming Out Loud: African American Novelists at Work

03/20/2020

Angela Jackson: A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life and Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks

04/29/2020

Matthew Teutsch, editor: Rediscovering Frank Yerby: Critical Essays

05/18/2020

Harryette Mullen: The Cracks Between What We Are and What We Are Supposed to Be: Essays and Interviews

09/27/2020

Carmen L. Phelps: Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement

05/18/2021

Multi-genre anthologies
Margaret D. Bauer, editor: North Carolina Literary Review, Number 28, 2019: Featuring North Carolina African American Literature

09/05/2019

Charles Johnson, editor: Anthology of Black American Literature (Chicago Quaterly Review, Volume 33, 2021)

12/31/2021