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Birth of a Notion, or The Half Ain’t Never Been Told, A Narrative Account with Entertaining Passages of the State of Minstrelsy,  A critique of minstrelsy, negative images of African Americans in American history. Wayne State University Press, Detroit, Michigan www.wsupress.wayne.edu

Stories About the Old Days, a full length, two character comedy/drama. Samuel French Inc., Publisher, 45 West 25th Street - Dept.W, New York, New York 10010

Yardbird Suite: Side One: 1920-1940, A Biopoem: Fictionalized Accounts of Events Real and Imagined from the Life of Charles Yardbird: Parker.
Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, Michigan 48823-5202

RIFFS & CODA, Two Plays. Broadside Press-Detroit, 1301 West Lafayette, Suite 102, Detroit, Michigan 48226

the RINGMASTERíS ARRAY Past Tents Press, 332 W. Woodland, Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Anthologies

Just Like In the Movies, excerpt in Working Words: Punching the Clock and Kicking Out the  Jams,  M. L. Liebler (Editor) 2010. Coffee House Press Publisher, 79 Thirteenth Ave NE Suite 110 Minneapolis, MN 55413.

He Who Endures, a one act drama in African American Literature: The Harper Collins Literary Mosaic Series, ed. Al Young. HarperCollins College Publishers, 10 East 53rd Street, New York, New York 10022

Robert Johnson: Trick the Devil in The National Black Drama Anthology: Eleven Plays from America's Leading African-American Theaters, ed. Woodie King, Jr. Applause Theatre Books, Inc., 211 West 71st Street, New York, New York 10023

Coda - a scene in Voices of Color: 50 Scenes and Monologues by African American Playwrights, ed. Woodie King, Jr. Applause Theatre Books, Inc., 211 West 71st Street, New York, New York 10023

Every Goodbye Ain't Gone, a one act drama in New Plays for the Black Theatre, ed. Woodie King, Jr. Third World Press, 7524 W. Cottage Grove Ave. Chicago Illinois 60619
 

Also available online: 

Abstract facades - editorial, Lester Sloan's "Urban Glyphs" see past grime and neglect. Metro Times, Detroit, Michigan 48201 – click here to read

Cloth that sings - review, The African-American quilters of Alabama are spiritual-minded. Metro Times, Detroit, Michigan 48201 – click here to read

Seeing the truth - article, A quintet of fine artists present persuasive visions of the quixotic underworld of jazz. Metro Times, Detroit, Michigan 48201 – click here to read

A man for all seasons - article, photographer, filmmaker, artist, composer and poet Gordon Parks. Metro Times, Detroit, Michigan 48201 – click here to read

Coleman Hawkins, BackStage, Ellenville, N.Y., 1956 -  a selection from the Ringmaster's array ( Past Tents Press, Ferndale, Michigan 48220) – click here to read

Things Ain't What They Used To Be- a multimedia collaboration with Allie McGhee and Faruq Z. Bey. mark(s) online quarterly, www.markszine.comclick here to view