An edition of Playbill Magazine for the production of "for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf". The cover has a white background with yellow box at top; the illustration below depicts an African American woman wearing a yellow kerchief on her head and a yellow top. Behind the woman is a white tile wall with rainbow-colored writing reading [For/Colored/Girls/who have/Considered/Suicide/When/The/Rain-bow/is/Enuf]. Black type in yellow box at top reads, [PLAYBILL/THE BOOTH THEATRE] White sticker with image of a red elephant and [50¢] on back on back, handwritten [1977/B].
A red booklet of poems entitled, “for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf,” written by Ntozake Shange. The images in the booklet were illustrated by Wopo Holup. The booklet has a red cover with an illustration of a budding rose with feathers tied to the stem. The title text on the top of cover reads [FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/ / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF]. Below the title is the text [Ntosake Shange] and in the bottom right corner is the text [.95]. The booklet is twenty-six pages with a dedication page. On the frontispiece is an illustration printed in purple ink of Ntozake Shange in profile view with a rose dangling from her ear. At the bottom of the illustration is a large butterfly. The other illustration is on page twenty-four, and it is also printed in purple ink. It is a rose in a glass Pepsi bottle with three feathers lying at the base of the bottle. Along the spine is the text [for colored girls who have considered suicide / ntozake shange / shameless hussy press]. There is an inscription in red ink on the dedication page.
An illustrated poster for the choreopoem, “for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf,” by Ntosake Shange, featuring a painted, three quarters profile, upper body portrait of a young woman wearing a yellow head scarf, yellow tank top and gold and feather earrings. The portrait is of Ntozake Shange. She is standing against a white tile subway wall which has a single red tile stripe at the base of the wall. The main poster text is written in rainbow-colored, cursive, paint brushstrokes with simulated paint drips, and text reads, [For / Colored / Girls / who have / Considered / Suicide / When / The / Rain- / bow / is / Enuf]. In the top right corner is a box painted to appear like small tiles with white text against a dark red background that reads, [BOOTH THEATRE / 222 W. 45TH ST.] followed by a white, right pointing arrow. The artist's signature is in that bottom right corner, against a white tile.
Publication of "The Black Scholar," volume 10, numbers 8 and 9. The publication features a black cover with a large yin-yang symbol in the center. The symbol is red and black with a white outline. Above the symbol is white text [THE BLACK SEXISM DEBATE]. Below the symbol are three (3) columns of white text. Left column [ROBERT ALLEN/S.E. ANDERSON/BONNIE M. DANIELS/HARRY EDWARDS/SARAH FABIO/CHIDI IKONNE/TERRY JONES/JUNE JORDAN]. Middle column [M. RON KARENGA/AUDRE LORDE/JULIANNE MALVEAUX/MARK D. MATTHEWS/ROSEMARI MEALY/E. ETHELBERT MILLER/GEORGE MOSBY JR./ALVIN F. POUSSAINT]. Right column [KALAMU YA SALAAM/ANDREW SALKEY/NTOZAKE SHANGE/SABRINA SOJOURNER/ROBERT STAPLES/PAULINE T. STONE/ASKIA TOURE/SHERLEY WILLIAMS]. At the very top of the cover is the masthead with text in black with the title and price [$2.00/THEBLACKSCHOLAR].