It’s All Love: Black Writers on Soul Mates, Family, and Friends
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Date: February 2009
Duration: 13 hours 5 minutes
InIt's All Love, black writerscelebrate the complexity, power, danger, and glory of love in all its manyforms: romantic, familial, communal, and sacred.
EditorMarita Golden recounts the morning she awoke certain that she would meet hersoulmate in "Meeting Joe." Memoirist Reginald Dwayne Betts writes stirringlyabout serving time in prison and how that transformed his life for the betterin a piece he calls "Learning the Name Dad." New York Times bestselling author Pearl Cleage is at her best inthe delicate, touching "Missing You." Award-winning author David Anthony Durhamenraptures listeners with his "An Act of Faith." New York Times bestselling author L. A. Banks is both funny andwise in "Two Cents and a Question," her beautiful essay of discovering love as a child. And the poetry of love is here too, from Gwendolyn Brooks' classic "ABlack Wedding Song" to works by Nikki Giovanni, E. Ethelbert Miller, and KwameAlexander. This is a dazzling exploration of the wonderful gift of love.