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BLK Vol. 2 No. 3

Published by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Edited by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Interview of:
Cleo Manago, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
AIDS Project East Bay, American, founded 1983  Search this
National Association of Black and White Men Together, American, founded 1980  Search this
Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum, American, 1988 - 2003  Search this
African-American Lesbian and Gay Alliance, American, founded 1986  Search this
Larry Saxxon, American  Search this
Rev. Carl Bean, American, 1944 - 2021  Search this
Phill Wilson, American, born 1956  Search this
Minority AIDS Project, American, founded 1985  Search this
Gilberto Gerald, Panamanian American, born 1950  Search this
Rev. Jesse Jackson, American, born 1941  Search this
Louis Farrakhan, American, born 1933  Search this
Dr. Lenora Fulani, American, born 1950  Search this
Dr. Sylvia Rhue, American, born 1947  Search this
Marlon Riggs, American, 1957 - 1994  Search this
Ayofemi Stowe Folayan, American, born 1950  Search this
Lavender Light, American, founded 1985  Search this
Danitra Vance, American, 1954 - 1994  Search this
Keith St. John, American, born 1957  Search this
Barbara Smith, American, born 1946  Search this
Jewel Thais-Williams, American  Search this
National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays, American, 1978 - 1990  Search this
Salsa Soul Sisters, American, founded 1974  Search this
Rev. Dr. Renee McCoy, American, born 1951  Search this
Assotto Saint, Haitian American, 1957 - 1994  Search this
David N. Dinkins, American, born 1927  Search this
Essex Hemphill, American, 1957 - 1995  Search this
CBS Broadcasting, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
AIDS Project Los Angeles, American, founded 1983  Search this
Jewelle Gomez, American, born 1948  Search this
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Michael Smith, American, died 1989  Search this
Martin Luther King III, American, born 1957  Search this
Dionne Warwick, American, born 1940  Search this
George Augustus Stallings Jr., American, born 1948  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/8 in. (27.4 × 20.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, United States, North and Central America
San Francisco, San Francisco county, California, United States, North and Central America
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Pomona, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Communities  Search this
Film  Search this
Gender  Search this
Health  Search this
Holidays and festivals  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Bell
Object number:
2018.108.16
Restrictions & Rights:
© BLK Publishing Company, Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
HIV/AIDS Activist Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58fb9efbe-8adc-4d67-b908-93d413f31157
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.108.16

for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf

Created by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Booth Theatre, American, founded 1913  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Janet League, American  Search this
Aku Kadogo, American  Search this
Trezana Beverley, American, born 1945  Search this
Paula Moss  Search this
Risë Collins  Search this
Laurie Carlos, American, 1949 - 2016  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 5 1/2 in. (22.9 x 14 cm)
Type:
playbills
theater programs
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Comedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.32
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53aa141c3-f3cf-47c6-af99-be7726636819
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.32
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for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Used by:
Booth Theatre, American, founded 1913  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, metal
Dimensions:
9 x 5 5/8 x 1/8 in. (22.9 x 14.3 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
playbills
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dow B. Ellis
Object number:
2012.152.1213
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51ab3730e-e1bf-4147-a63e-74b05c4b3209
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.152.1213
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Some Men

Written by:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Illustrated by:
Wopo Holup, American  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with ribbon and metal
Dimensions:
H x W (Booklet): 4 1/4 × 3 1/4 × 1 15/16 in. (10.8 × 8.3 × 5 cm)
H x W (Booklet and ribbon): 11 7/16 × 3 1/4 × 1 15/16 in. (29 × 8.3 × 5 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Date:
1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wopo Holup
Object number:
2013.85.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© ntozake shange/poetry wopo holup/images © may 1981. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd535132cb6-9cff-452c-ba06-12864f666219
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.85.1
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for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf

Published by:
Shameless Hussy Press, 1968 - 1989  Search this
Written by:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Illustrated by:
Wopo Holup, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper and metal
Dimensions:
Closed: 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 x 1/8 in. (21.6 x 13.7 x 0.3 cm)
Open: 8 1/2 x 11 3/16 x 3/16 in. (21.6 x 28.4 x 0.5 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place printed:
San Lorenzo, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wopo Holup
Object number:
2013.85.2
Restrictions & Rights:
copyright © Ntosake [sic] Shange 1975. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d8461bc6-8709-466a-b826-5baf1c9f4f10
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.85.2

for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf

Illustrated by:
Paul Brooks Davis, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Booth Theatre, American, founded 1913  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper.
Dimensions:
H x W: 46 1/8 × 22 15/16 in. (117.2 × 58.3 cm)
Type:
posters
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976
Topic:
African American  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wopo Holup
Object number:
2013.85.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© The New York Shakespeare Festival. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59841d4c4-a1f4-42b8-a75f-2ca3e0a0fca2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.85.3
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Printer's full print sheet of Some Men

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Written by:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Illustrated by:
Wopo Holup, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 38 × 25 in. (96.5 × 63.5 cm)
Type:
sheets (information artifacts)
Date:
1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wopo Holup
Object number:
2013.85.4
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd558bd0965-0b8e-403b-9f3e-b690004ee8e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.85.4

Ntozake Shange - poet

Photograph by:
Anthony Barboza, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (image): 10 1/8 × 10 1/4 in. (25.7 × 26 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.152.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© Anthony Barboza
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd511aaadf8-93a9-4f29-b916-e2234298d440
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.152.8

Costume dress for Lady in Red from for colored girls... on Broadway

Designed by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Worn by:
Trezana Beverley, American, born 1945  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
synthetic satin and crepe with metal closures
Dimensions:
H x W x D (on form): 61 × 26 1/4 × 17 in. (154.9 × 66.7 × 43.2 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976-1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.35
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f9f46919-8392-4bed-9a97-622b4c38a243
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.35
Online Media:

Costume dress for Lady in Purple from for colored girls... on Broadway

Designed by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Worn by:
Risë Collins  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Medium:
synthetic satin and crepe with metal closures
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 40 3/4 × 17 × 14 1/2 in. (103.5 × 43.2 × 36.8 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976-1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.36
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58ee66a64-6b1c-4096-9b18-1c6cb585a9a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.36
Online Media:

Costume dress for Lady in Orange from for colored girls... on Broadway

Designed by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Worn by:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
synthetic satin and crepe with metal closures
Dimensions:
H x W x D (on form): 43 1/2 × 15 × 15 in. (110.5 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976-1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.37
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c1e9342f-925f-4650-bb89-79af25697fbd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.37
Online Media:

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