Table of contents for A foot in each world : essays and articles / by Leanita McClain ; edited and with an introduction by Clarence Page.


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Introduction By Clarence Page                          1
Poetry                                                 9
RACE
Oct. 13, 1980:  The middle-class black's
burden (Newsweek)                     12
Aug. 9, 1981:   When blacks journey abroad,
green is beautiful                    15
Aug. 31, 1981:  The insidious new racism              19
Nov. 29, 1982:  The racial truth of politics          21
April 23, 1983:  Militancy and black women            23
May 21, 1983:   Portrait of a "living legacy"         25
July 2, 1983:   Grains of truth in fiction            27
July 24, 1983:  How Chicago taught me to
hate whites (Washington Post)         30
Aug. 20, 1983:  Tree shaker or jelly maker?           38
Aug. 27 1983:   Who will help black America?          40
Sept. 21, 1983:  Beautiful is black in Miss America   42
Sept. 25, 1983:  Beauty brings out the beast          44
Oct. 26, 1983:  My defense of an offense              46
Nov. 6, 1983:   Black votes and Jesse Jackson         48
Dec. 7 1983:    The black "quarterback syndrome"      50
Jan. 15, 1984:  Curious can't undo King's heroism     52
Jan. 22, 1984:  Rights commission looks backward      53
Feb. 8, 1984:   How blacks can influence media        55
Feb. 12, 1984:  An ugly sign then, a talisman now     57
Feb. 19, 1984:  Marcus Garvey deserves a pardon       59
Feb. 29, 1984:  Jesse Jackson and the Jews            61
Mar. 7 1984:    Fisk University rises to challenge    63
April 1, 1984:  There are no white people             64
May 9, 1984:    Jews and blacks still shipmates       66
May 13, 1984:   Opting for life in the gray area      68
May 16, 1984:   School decision thirty years later    70
POLITICS
Jan. 12, 1983:  Gender's impact on elections          73
Jan. 16, 1983:  New sparks in forensic fire           75
Feb. 18, 1983:  Fear of post-election theft . . .     76
Mar. 30, 1983:  The wart on Chicago's face            79
April 9, 1983:  Media ignorance is showing            81
April 30, 1983:  The storm has passed                 83
May 28, 1983:   Pinpointing political motives         86
June 25, 1983:  City's puzzlingly prudent pol         88
July 16, 1983:  This is the black monolith?           91
July 23, 1983:  The second annual boycott is on       93
Aug. 6, 1983:   Spoils of war, Chicago style          95
Oct. 2, 1983:   A corner-tavern fight in the council  97
Oct. 30, 1983:  Washington's electrifying elocution   99
Nov. 16, 1983:  Robinson's brief CHA honeymoon       101
Nov. 27, 1983:  The real secret weapon of the GOP    103
Dec. 4, 1983:   The county Democrats' Titanic?       105
Dec. 11, 1983:  Unequal cultures, unsavory pasts     106
Jan. 4, 1984:   Harold Washington, gladiator         109
Mar. 3, 1984:   Is Navy Pier up Swibel's sleeve?     110
Mar. 28, 1984:  County hospital: hope for the poor   112
April 22, 1984:  Crimes against free expression      114
April 25, 1984:  Olive branch? Sez who, buddy?       116
May 2, 1984:    And we will all sink together        118
May 20, 1984:   Confirmation mischief of little men  119
May 27 1984:    Trifling with the city's stability   121
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
Sept. 28, 1981:  Atlanta's victims on my mind        124
Feb. 1, 1983:   Grandma, get your gun                126
June 18, 1983:  Standing square on dope              128
Sept. 28, 1983:  Legal services for poor in jeopardy  130
Nov. 2, 1983:   Money won't stop street gangs        132
Mar. 21, 1984:  Police and the dynamics of fear      134
Mar. 25, 1984:  Justice by castration is disgusting  136
April 29, 1984:  Jeff Fort can't be "rewritten"      138
HOME AND FAMILY
May 24, 1981:   More of a home to me now ...         140
Nov. 10, 1981:  Tragedy of illegal abortion          143
Feb. 28, 1983:  A man's discovery of dignity         145
Sept. 11, 1983:  The CHA, my alma mater              147
Oct. 9, 1983:   You can go homeward again            149
Dec. 21, 1983:  High cost of out-of-wedlock births    152
April 18, 1984:  Hope for the troubled black family   153
SCHOOLS
Oct. 1981:      Who will save our schools? (Chicago)  156
Sept. 14, 1983:  Buddy Young's lessons for youths     168
Sept. 18, 1983:  A schools lesson unlearned           169
Oct. 19, 1983:  Pathetic state of Chicago's schools   171
Nov. 30, 1983:  "Renaissance" for Chicago's schools   173
April 4, 1984:  Undermining of teachers' authority    175
Afterword By Charles Chi Halevi                       178



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