Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America edited by Robert Allen

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The purpose of this extraordinary anthology is made abundantly clear by the editors' stated intention: "to create a living mosaic of essays and stories in which Black men can view themselves, and be viewed without distortion." In this, they have succeeded brilliantly. Brotherman contains more than one hundred and fifty selections, some never before published--from slave narratives, memoirs, social histories, novels, poems, short stories, biographies, autobiographies, position papers, and essays.

One World, 1996.
ISBN: 9780345383174. 922 pp.
Softcover. Very good.