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The end of Chiraq : a literary mixtape /

Bibliographic Details
Corporate Authors: Young Chicago Authors (Organization), (sponsoring body.), Louder Than a Bomb (Poetry slam), (sponsoring body.)
Other Authors: Johnson, Javon, (Editor), Coval, Kevin, (Editor)
Format: Conference Proceeding Book
Language:English
Published: Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2018.
Series:Second to none: Chicago stories.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface /
  • Javon Johnson and Kevin Coval
  • Intro /
  • Javon Johnson
  • Welcome to Chiraq
  • On hearing King Louie /
  • Andrew Barber
  • When King Louie first heard the word Chiraq /
  • Kevin Coval
  • To live and die in "Chiraq" /
  • Mariame Kaba
  • Rome wasn't built in a day /
  • Malcolm London
  • Memories /
  • Aneko Jackson
  • Windowpain : Bryce Thomas /
  • Nile Lansa
  • My grandmother tells me and my cousins why she hates the word Chiraq ... /
  • Demetrius Amparan
  • Do we even need to be understood to get free? /
  • Page May
  • 9 of disks /
  • Fatimah Ashgar
  • Frank Bradely : interview /
  • by Aneko Jackson
  • How America loves Chicago's ghosts more than the people still living in the city : an erasure poem /
  • Jacqui Germain
  • A tale of two & many cities
  • I am Windy City /
  • Patricia Frazier
  • If you aren't from Chicago /
  • Tim "Toaster" Henderson
  • Concrete flowers /
  • Aneko Jackson
  • Chicago is the world's Harold's Chicken box /
  • Kara Jackson
  • When asked about Chicago : a confession /
  • Alfonzo Kahlil
  • History, as written by the victors /
  • Krista Franklin
  • Ye though I walk through Chi /
  • Naudia j. Williams
  • Ghazal for White Hen Pantry /
  • Jamila Woods
  • Holy hermosa /
  • Sara Geiger
  • Corn man on every corner /
  • Sammy Ortega
  • Into a white neighborhood /
  • Melinda Hernandez
  • Poem for Cal City : confession /
  • Jose Olivarez
  • In the Bridgeport row house /
  • Natalie Richardson
  • I'm from Chicago, but not really /
  • Michael Cuaresma
  • Daughter /
  • Claire DeRosa
  • Damon /
  • Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Louder Than a Bomb Team.
  • Flatline /
  • Raymesha Henry
  • Dboy black : a poem for Briyae /
  • Brittney Kapri
  • Black boy dreams /
  • Aneko Jackson
  • Ode to North Lawndale /
  • Anton Charles Sanders
  • Contesting the narrative
  • Drill /
  • Breanna Bonslater
  • Why is the Chicago Police Department targeting Chief Keef? /
  • Jake Krez
  • We real /
  • Kevin Coval
  • Why do black boys smoke so much weed? /
  • Demetrius Amparan
  • Kill the noise(y) /
  • Tara C. Mahadevan
  • Windowpain : Raymond a.k.a. Lil' Ray /
  • Nile Lansa
  • The go /
  • Marwin "Stark of HUEY" Williams
  • Notes for Mars Blackmon on the making of Spike Lee's film Chi-raq /
  • Kevin Coval
  • Spike Lee's Chi-raq isn't strong enough to hold the city it exploits /
  • Brittney Kapri
  • Why I'm bootlegging Chi-raq /
  • A Nate Marshall Joint
  • The culture is the art
  • Rethinking revolution : creating space for the black body through the spoken word /
  • Alfonzo Kahlil
  • Hip hop poet /
  • Marvin Tate
  • Woop wop de bam /
  • Nate Marshall
  • Search /
  • KZ
  • The stoop /
  • Jalen Kobayashi
  • Slay /
  • KZ
  • Speak /
  • E'mon Lauren
  • I tag CTA /
  • Sammy Ortega
  • Flower breaking through the concrete : an interview with Liz Lazdins /
  • Leah Love
  • In the business : a manifesto /
  • Miguel Aguilar
  • On afro-futurism : a roundtable with D. Denenge Akpem, Damon Locks, and Ytasha L. Womack /
  • Leah Love
  • Captives public showing /
  • Matthew Wilbourn
  • The future of Chicago
  • Ghost town /
  • Idris Goodwin
  • Mama Emily tells the story /
  • Sarah McKee
  • Out the trap : building with the elephant rebellion /
  • Grace Jones
  • Paradise on fire /
  • Jahnari Pruitt
  • How to win reparations /
  • Sarah Macaraeg and Yana Kunichoff
  • By & by /
  • Jamila Woods
  • Somewhere, upcoming /
  • Kara Jackson
  • Toward the unreasonable /
  • Page May and Nate Marshall
  • Water pressure /
  • Sammy Ortega
  • #blacklivesmatter and ... the six unconditionals /
  • Dr. Haki Madhubuti
  • Ode to dawn /
  • Gellila Asmanmaw
  • Outro /
  • Kevin Coval.