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Title Colored contradictions : an anthology of contemporary African-American plays / edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., and Robert Alexander.
Imprint New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Plume, [1996]

Subject American drama -- African American authors.
American drama -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Drama.
Alt Name Elam, Harry Justin.
Alexander, Robert (Playwright)
Description viii, 643 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- Foreword / Robert Alexander -- Section one: Smashing stereotypes and embracing icons. I ain't yo' uncle / Robert Alexander -- The Little Tommy Parker celebrated colored minstrel show / Carlyle Brown -- Re/membering Aunt Jemima: a menstrual show / Breena Clarke, Glenda Dickerson -- Section two: Black men at risk. for black boys who have considered homicide when the streets were too much / Keith Antar Mason -- Fierce love / Pomo Afro Homos -- Tod, the boy, Tod / Talvin Wilks -- Section three: Reconstructing Black womanhood. Big butt girls, hard-headed women / Rhodessa Jones -- Shakin' the mess outta misery / Shay Youngblood -- Come down burning / Kia Corthron -- Section four: The Black family in crisis. Crying holy / Wayne Corbitt -- Before it hits home / Cheryl L. West -- Imperceptible mutabilities in the third kingdom / Suzan-Lori Parks.
ISBN 0452274974
OCLC # 34651437
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Harry J. Elam, Jr.1
 Foreword / Robert Alexander16
 I Ain't Yo' Uncle / Robert Alexander21
 The Little Tommy Parker Celebrated Colored Minstrel Show / Carlyle Brown91
 Re/Membering Aunt Jemima: A Menstrual Show / Breena Clarke, Glenda Dickerson141
 For black boys who have considered homicide when the streets were too much / Keith Antar Mason175
 Fierce Love / Pomo Afro Homos255
 Tod, The Boy, Tod / Talvin Wilks287
 Big Butt Girls, Hard-Headed Women / Rhodessa Jones359
 Shakin' The Mess Outta Misery / Shay Youngblood379
 Come Down Burning / Kia Corthron417
 Crying Holy / Wayne Corbitt453
 Before It Hits Home / Cheryl L. West523
 Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom / Suzan-Lori Parks591