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Product Description: This volume is a complete collection of June Jordan's columns for The Progressive, published between 1989 and 2001. Jordan (1936-2002) was a poet and UC Berkeley professor who is celebrated as a great human rights activist and social critic...read more
By June Jordan and Stacy Russo (editor)

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9781936117901 | Lightning Source Inc, February 28, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: This volume is a complete collection of June Jordan's columns for The Progressive, published between 1989 and 2001.

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Product Description: “Jordan . . . is among the bravest of us, the most outraged. She feels for all. She is the universal poet.”—Alice Walker“Always urgent, inspiring, and demanding, Jordan’s work has left its indelible mark everywhere from Essence to The Norton Anthology of Poetry, and from theater stages to the floors of the United Nations and the United States Congress...read more
By June Jordan, Jan Heller Levi (editor) and Sara Miles (editor)

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9781556592287 | Copper Canyon Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: “Jordan .

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A definitive compilation of African-American poetry captures the voices of the black experience in works by Gwendolyn Brooks, Nikki Giovanni, Langston Hughes, James Weldon Johnson, Audre Lorde, Ishmael Reed, and other distinguished writers. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
By June Jordan (editor)

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9780767918466 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, November 2, 2004), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A compilation of African-American poetry captures the voices of the black experience in works by Gwendolyn Brooks, Nikki Giovanni, Langston Hughes, James Weldon Johnson, Ishmael Reed, and other distinguished writers.

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Product Description: "She remains a thinker and activist who 'insists upon complexity.' "Reamy Jansen, San Francisco Chronicle*Some of Us Did Not Die brings together a rich sampling of the late poet June Jordan's prose writings. The essays in this collection, which include her last writings and span the length of her extraordinary career, reveal Jordan as an incisive analyst of the personal and public costs of remaining committed to the ideal and practice of democracy...read more

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9780465036936 | Basic Civitas Books, March 14, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "She remains a thinker and activist who 'insists upon complexity.

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A collection of essays spanning forty years of the author's career includes pieces on such topics as her views on the incomplete legacy of the civil rights movement, experiences with single motherhood, and challenges as a black feminist bisexual.

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9780465036929 | Basic Books, September 1, 2002, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A collection of essays spanning forty years of the author's career includes pieces presenting her views on the incomplete legacy of the civil rights movement, experiences with single motherhood, and challenges as a black feminist bisexual.

The acclaimed poet reveals her childhood as a gifted daughter whose immigrant parents must struggle to provide her with the educational and social opportunities not available to them.

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9780465036813, titled "Soldier: A Poet's Childhood" | Basic Books, April 1, 2000, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The acclaimed poet reveals her childhood as a gifted daughter whose immigrant parents must struggle to provide her with the educational and social opportunities not available to them.

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9780465036820, titled "Soldier: A Poet's Childhood" | Basic Civitas Books, April 22, 2001, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The acclaimed poet reveals her childhood as a gifted daughter whose immigrant parents must struggle to provide her with the educational and social opportunities not available to them.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780788789991, titled "Soldier: A Poet's Childhood" | Unabridged edition (Recorded Books, November 1, 2001), cover price $38.00

Prebinding:

9780613349574, titled "Soldier: A Poet's Childhood" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $24.55 | About this edition: The acclaimed poet reveals her childhood as a gifted daughter whose immigrant parents must struggle to provide her with the educational and social opportunities not available to them.

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A collection of essays covering civil rights and social conditions of African Americans (view table of contents)

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9780385492256 | Anchor Books, November 1, 1998, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays covering civil rights and social conditions of African Americans

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A professor of African-American studies, feminist, and award-winning poet presents a collection of lyrical, musical poems on such subjects as the stereotyping of women, her relationship with her mother, and the victimization of blacks in Los Angeles. Original. (view table of contents)

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9780385490320 | Anchor Books, November 1, 1997, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A professor of African-American studies, feminist, and award-winning poet presents a collection of lyrical, musical poems on such subjects as the stereotyping of women, her relationship with her mother, and the victimization of blacks in Los Angeles

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Product Description: Her vision and politics have set her at the forefront of contemporary poetry and her work has a far-reaching impact on all poets and readers of poetry today. A dedicated and inspired teacher, her innovative and highly successful poetry program, Poetry for the People, has recently emerged as a national phenomenon...read more
By June Jordan, Lauren Muller (editor) and Poetry for the People (other contributor)

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9780415911689 | Routledge, October 1, 1995, cover price $58.95 | About this edition: Her vision and politics have set her at the forefront of contemporary poetry and her work has a far-reaching impact on all poets and readers of poetry today.

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Essays, letters, and speeches consider Black feminism, education, and the nature of poetry, as well as the problems of ghetto school systems, police violence, and radical riots

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9780807032329 | Beacon Pr, March 1, 1981, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Essays, letters, and speeches consider Black feminism, education, and the nature of poetry, as well as the problems of ghetto school systems, police violence, and racial riots

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9780684814049 | Reprint edition (Touchstone Books, September 1, 1995), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Essays, letters, and speeches consider Black feminism, education, and the nature of poetry, as well as the problems of ghetto school systems, police violence, and radical riots

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Product Description: Best known as a political activist and an essayist, and hailed by Library Journal as "one of the most important poets today," Jordan has now written the libretto and the lyrics for an American opera. The music is composed by John Adams...read more

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9780684804224 | Scribner, May 1, 1995, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Best known as a political activist and an essayist, and hailed by Library Journal as "one of the most important poets today," Jordan has now written the libretto and the lyrics for an American opera.

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Product Description: Book by Jordan, June

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9781853810435 | Virago Pr, October 1, 1994, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Book by Jordan, June

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Product Description: For HarukoLittle moves on sight blinded by histories as trivial or expansive as the rain seducing light into a blurred excitementThen she opens all of one eye as accurate as longing as two hands beholden to the hunger of green leavesand rinsing them back into regular breath she who sees she frees each of these beggarly events cleansing them of dust and other deathPoem about Process And Progress For HarukoHey Baby you betta hurry it up! Because since you went totally off I seen a full moon I seen a half moon I seen a quarter moon I seen no moon whatsoever!I seen a equinox I seen a solstice I seen Mars and Venus on a line I seen a mess a fickle stars and lately I seen this new kind a luva on an' off the telephone who like to talk to me all the timereal niceResolution # 1,003I will love who loves me I will love as much as I am loved I will hate who hates me I will feel nothing for everyone oblivious to me I will stay indifferent to indifference I will live hostile to hostility I will make myself a passionate and eager lover In response to passionate and eager loveI will be nobody's foolForewordWHAT IS THIS thing called love, in the poems of June Jordan, artist, teacher, social critic, visionary of human solidarity? First of all, it's a motive; the power Che Guevara was trying to invoke in his much-quoted assertion: "At the risk of appearing ridiculous ...read more

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9781852423230 | Serpents Tail, February 1, 1994, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: For HarukoLittle moves on sight blinded by histories as trivial or expansive as the rain seducing light into a blurred excitementThen she opens all of one eye as accurate as longing as two hands beholden to the hunger of green leavesand rinsing them back into regular breath she who sees she frees each of these beggarly events cleansing them of dust and other deathPoem about Process And Progress For HarukoHey Baby you betta hurry it up!

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In a collection of essays, the poet, essayist, activist, and teacher discusses growing up in Brooklyn, the myths of race and class, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Jesse Jackson, the poverty of American education, and other topics. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9780679406259 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, November 1, 1992), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A noted scholar discusses such topics as the American myths of race and class, the link between poetry and politics, the poverty of American education, and African-American literature by women

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9780679747628 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, February 1, 1994), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: A noted scholar discusses such topics as the American myths of race and class, the link between poetry and politics, the poverty of American education, and African-American literature by women

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Seven-year-old Kimako Anderson lives in New York City and, one summer, takes care of a neighbor's big Airedale named Bucks

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9780395603383, titled "Kimako's Story" | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 1991), cover price $9.60 | About this edition: A little girl describes her life in the city where she works poetry puzzles indoors and has outdoor adventures with a dog that she is taking care of for a friend.

School and Library:

9780395316047, titled "Kimako's Story" | Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 1981, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A little girl describes her life in the city where she works poetry puzzles indoors and has outdoor adventures with the dog that she is taking care of for a friend.

Prebinding:

9780613233033, titled "Kimako's Story" | Turtleback Books, September 1, 1991, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A little girl describes her life in the city where she works poetry puzzles indoors and has outdoor adventures with a dog that she is taking care of for a friend.

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Product Description: Book by JUNE JORDAN

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9781853810428 | Virago Pr, September 1, 1991, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Book by JUNE JORDAN

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Poems deal with racism, oppression, justice, ecology, poverty, and life in modern American

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9780938410843 | Thunder''s Mouth Pr, October 1, 1989, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Poems deal with racism, oppression, justice, ecology, poverty, and life in modern American

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Hardcover:

9780896082687 | South End Pr, March 1, 1986, cover price $25.00

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9780896082694 | South End Pr, October 1, 1985, cover price $10.00

Poems explore subjects such as political conditions in the United States, the Nicaraguan civil war, and Black culture

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9780938410263 | Thunder''s Mouth Pr, April 1, 1985, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Poems explore subjects such as political conditions in the United States, the Nicaraguan civil war, and Black culture

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Tender, witty, and passionate poems express impressions of human scenes, often colored by an awareness of race

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9780807032350 | Beacon Pr, April 1, 1981, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Tender, witty, and passionate poems express impressions of human scenes, often colored by an awareness of race

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The award-winning poet explores, with her characteristic fierce honesty, the oppression of women and Blacks, street violence, lovemaking, and the struggle for identity

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9780807032183 | Beacon Pr, October 1, 1980, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The award-winning poet explores, with her characteristic fierce honesty, the oppression of women and Blacks, street violence, lovemaking, and the struggle for identity

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The award-winning poet explores, with her characteristic fierce honesty, the oppression of women and Blacks, street violence, lovemaking, and the struggle for identity

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9780807032190 | Beacon Pr, October 1, 1980, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: The award-winning poet explores, with her characteristic fierce honesty, the oppression of women and Blacks, street violence, lovemaking, and the struggle for identity

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