Blackpoemology: Men of Colour in Transitory Stages (A Choreopoem)

Blackpoemology:  Men of Colour in Transitory Stages (A Choreopoem)
Author name: 
David Brooks
Affiliation: 
Alumni
School: 
School of International and Public Affairs
Genre: 
Fiction
Subject: 
American Studies
Subject: 
Performing Arts

Originally [and it may still be] a-work-in-progress... Yet, I have decided to move beyond the comfort of my computer and four little walls of an apartment, and share a labor of love that has taken me twenty-five years to bring out of the closet so too speak. So pull out those old LP's or CD's of a lil Coltrane, Carol Sloane, Shirley Horn, Miles Davis and of course Lady Day. And for all of you new kids on the block, Jill Scott, Remy Shand and Ledisi Young, too! So light some aroma-therapy candles, burn some incense and then allow me to transport you back to a time of growth for some and a revelation for others, for I am the product of: the Civil Rights era/the BEATLES/the SUPREMES/ both the Korean/& VIETNAM wars/the1963 march on Washington...