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Letter to Young Sisters and Other Poems by Nancy Dupree
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written by Nancy Dupree (Folkways Records, 1979), 50 mins

"You are invited to take [these] poems, fold them neatly, and tuck them away in the corner of your soul reserved for food." Dupree’s vibrant nature is matched only by the passion which emanates from her poems and particularly in this collection dedicated to the issues faced by the African-American woman. Thoug...

written by Nancy Dupree (Folkways Records, 1979), 50 mins
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Facundo Gonzáles: New Mexican Violinista
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produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Folkways Records, 1979), 37 mins
"Nestled in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains northeast of Santa Fe lies the small village Chamisal, with a population of several hundred persons, primarily Hispanic-Americans. This quiet farming hamlet is the home of Facundo Gonzales, a remarkable violinista. Sr. Gonzales, who was seventy-eight ye...
produced by Kenneth M. Bilby, 1953- (Folkways Records, 1979), 37 mins
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Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day
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written by Nikki Giovanni, 1943- (Folkways Records, 1978), 43 mins

Rarely does the truth seem so comforting as when Giovanni shares her candid observations about the struggles of the African-American woman in the 1970s. In this collection of poems, the poet’s human flaws are endearing, her sadness is enlightening and her loneliness speaks for an entire community.

written by Nikki Giovanni, 1943- (Folkways Records, 1978), 43 mins
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