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ITEM — Box: 5 Identifier: T-331; Phon-38; CD-13, 146.

Banned Books Reading including Angela Davis and June Jordan. Undated.

Scope and Contents

Angela Davis reads Jordan's "Black English, White English" and from His Own Where. Jordan reads from Alice Walker's The Color Purple and discusses censorship. Other poets read.


  • 1970-2000

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. June Jordan audiotapes are open for research. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual materials.


154 audiotapes
2 phonograph records
2 compact discs


Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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