Furious Flower 1: Initiates

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Furious Flower 1: Initiates

Date of Creation

1998

Description

00:10 Introduction begins, Joanne Gabbin narrates; 01:25 Elizabeth Alexander reads "What I'm Telling You"; 02:45 Alexander reads "Butter"; 04:00 "At the Beach (Dedicated to Melvin Dixon)"; 05:10 The Dark Room Collective segment begins; 05:15 Natasha Trethewey reads "On Hearing of Byron Dela Beckwith's Conviction for the Murder of Medgar Evers, Feb. 1994"; 06:45 "His Hands Will Never Be Large Enough"; 08:10 Major Jackson reads "Some Kind of Crazy"; 10:30 Vera Beatty reads "Marketing"; 12:35 Beatty reads "Nat's Lungs"; 13:38 Kevin Young reads "Cousins"; 16:46 Young reads "The Slaughter"; 19:28 Sharan Strange reads "The Body"; 21:15 Strange reads "Barbershop Ritual"; 22:50 Thomas Sayers Ellis reads "Sticks"; 25:40 John Keen reads "Why I Love My Father"; 26:24 Credits roll

Creator

Furious Flower Poetry Center

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Contributors

California Newsreel

Collection Number

UA0018

Identifier

FF184

Digital Origin

reformatted digital

Type of Resource

moving image

Running Time

00:27:19

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Copyright for official University records is held by James Madison University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

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Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

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