We Walk the Way of the New World

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Written by
Madhubuti, Haki R., American, born 1942
Printed by
Broadside Press, founded 1965
Owned by
Furious Flower Poetry Center, American, founded 1999
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8 7/16 × 5 1/2 × 3/16 in. (21.5 × 14 × 0.5 cm)
Type
books
Place printed
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Date
1970
Description
This is a paperback volume of poetry titled "We Walk the Way of the New World" by Don L. Lee. The cover is black, with a large central image against a red, green and yellow mosaic background. Divided into three fields by black borders with brown and yellow triangles, the top field has the title in black letters, followed by a crescent moon and star. The middle field shows a drawing of an individual in profile, flanked by an African sculpture to the right and a large African mask to the left. The bottom field has the words "By Don L. Lee/ Broadside Press Detroit." In the bottom right corner of the cover are the numbers "$1.50."
Topic
African American
African diaspora
Poetry
Race discrimination
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Furious Flower Poetry Center, JMU
Object number
2014.254.1
Restrictions & Rights
© 1970 Haki Madhubuti. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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