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Institute of African American Affairs, American, founded 1969  Search this
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010  Search this
paper, ink, metal
H x W: 11 × 8 3/8 × 1/8 in. (27.9 × 21.3 × 0.3 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Black Creation magazine, volume 1, number 1, April 1970 featuring a black and white image of a woman. The woman looks to the right and is seen smiling. She wears a dark colored shirt with a wide, white collar. In the top left quadrant is the publication date and title. The date is in white while the title is in green and red [April, 1970/BLACK/CREATION]. In the upper right quadrant is the price as well as a short poem to the right of the title [$1.00/from in a crowd/she stands way out/soft, sultry, shining/beautiful creation/when she approaches/the air becomes electric/charged with a wealth/of her power and beauty/like a fool/i'm tryin' to be cool/my mind is stunned by the glow/but my eyes shall not deny me/a glimpse in admiration/warm and radiant smile/drenches me all the while/and i weakly respond/with a shy-ish 'hello" (sic)/to an intimate stranger/so familiar to my heart/she, natural woman/so naturally commands it/from me, a small token/to the queen of my heart/shining creation in my soul]. In the lower left corner is a short list of genres available within the publication [POETRY/SHORT STORIES/ART/PHOTOGRAPHY/CRITICISM].
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Literature  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
©1970 Institute of African American Affairs
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National Museum of African American History and Culture