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Mar 23, 2021 | ISBN 9781946511553

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Table Of Contents

Editors’ Note 6
Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Adam McGee, Ed Pavlic, & Ivelisse Rodriguez 
Binguni! // Fiction 9
Binyavanga Wainaina, Introduced by Achal Prabhala
DNA and Our Twenty-First-Century Ancestors // Essay 28
Duana Fullwiley
Two Poems 39
Kyoko Uchida 
The Millions // Essay 44
Deborah Taffa 
Two Poems 57
Diamond Forde 
Meditations on Lines // poetry 59
Felicia Zamora
Ancestral Wealth: The Sacred Black Masculine
in My Life // hybrid 63
Tyehimba Jess
Skylarking // fiction 68
Racquel Goodison
Two Tributes // hybrid 82
Terrance Hayes
The Baker’s Tale // fiction 84
Reginald McKnight
No More Sorrow Songs // fiction 94
Metta Sáma
Dog Tiger Horse // fiction 107
Yeoh Jo-Ann
Shopping for Blouses // poetry 123
José B. González
Two Poems 125
Cheswayo Mphanza
Two Poems 138
Ocean Vuong
[Evidence: Personal Effects] A Purse Full of Black // poetry 143
Vuyelwa Maluleke
Companion Animals // fiction 148
Domenica Ruta
“Room, Room, Room, in the Many Mansions
of Eternal Glory for Thee and for Everyone” // poetry 172
Day Heisinger-Nixon
On Anonymity // poetry 174
Bennet Bergman
Straight Down to the Bones // interview 177
Sonia Sanchez interviewed by Christina Knight
Proofreader // poetry 189
Tyree Daye
Women Who Fly: Nona Hendryx and
Afrofuturist Histories // essay 191
Emily Lordi
Night Picnic // fiction 201
Izumi Suzuki, translated by Sam Bett
contributors 222

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