Black Literature

  1. Dr. Edward L. Powe’s publications to date
  2. Pepetela and the New Angolan Mythology – by Dr. Mary L. Daniel “Retired Emeritus Professor Dr. Mary L. Daniel has graciously conceded permission for the BLAC Foundation to reprint her article “Pepetela and the New Angolan Mythology” which was first published in 1993 by Host Publications Inc. in a volume entitled Homenagem a Alexandrino Severino: Essays on the Portuguese Speaking World as the first article in a new section on the site to be entitled “Black Literature of the tropics.”
  3. The Abyssinian © by Kenisha L. Groomes-Faulk
  4. The Abyssinian, Chapter 1 © by Kenisha L. Groomes-Faulk

    Kenisha Faulk photo

  5. Majigambo© by Merchades Rutechura
  6. Twixt Cancer & Capricorn Collection by Dr. Edward L. Powe (contact:
  7. Black Martial Arts Series by Dr. Edward L. Powe (contact:
  8. The Novel as a Vessel for Transnational Voice by Lizzy Brooks
  9. Parallelism in the Yoruba Naming Ceremony © by Florence O. Olamijulo
  10. African Cultural Conception of Motherhood © 2010 by Kouadio Germain N’guessan
  11. African American Literature from the 1930s to 1993 (PDF, DOC) © 2012 by Konan Amani
  12. Violence in Two African Epics: A Comparative Study of Chaka and Sundiata © 2012 by Dr. Seindou Konate
  13. Thomas Mofolo’s Chaka: an Epic Hero or a Villain? © 2012 by Koné K
  14. Reading Parody in Wole Soyinka’s The Trials of Brother Jero © 2013 by Koffi Jules KOUAKOU
  15. The diptych space/time and the ritual of sacrifice in Wole Soyinka’s The Strong Breed. © 2010 by Dr. Mamadou Ba
  16. To Feel Share my Father’s Bitterness © 2013 Rashad Price
  17. The Works of Dr. Neil Skinner
  18. Book Review © C. Jama Adams
  19. Black Review © C. Jama Adams
  20. Feminist Perspective of Ngugi Wa Thiongo’s Devil on the Cross © 2020 by Dr. Abdullahi Haruna
  21. The Epic of Kambili © 2012 by Fritz Pointer

Submission of Papers

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If a paper is selected to be included in the thematical electronic or hard copy journals the selected paper may be edited only with the permission of and in conjunction with the submitter. While this site neither has nor desires a chat page, the reader is encouraged to address comments or criticisms about each submission directly to the submitter and the submitter is likewise encouraged to either respond or take such responses into consideration when finalizing his / her electronic journal submission.

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Ed Powe
530 West Johnson
Apt. 202
Madison, WI 53703