Table of Contents:
  • Maya Angelou
  • Toni Cade Bambara
  • Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones)
  • Ed Bullins
  • Ben Caldwell
  • Alice Childress
  • Ossie Davis
  • Tom Dent
  • Alexis Deveaux
  • Lonne Elder III
  • Charles H. Fuller, Jr.
  • Bill Gunn
  • Alex Haley
  • Lorraine Hansberry
  • Paul Charter Harrison
  • Calvin C. Hernton
  • June Jordan
  • Adrienne Kennedy
  • Woodie King, Jr.
  • William Wellington Mackey
  • Marvin X (Marvin E. Jackmon, Nazzam Al Fitnah Muhajir, El Muhajir)
  • James Alan McPherson
  • Arthenia J. Bates Millican
  • Ron Milner
  • Loften Mitchell
  • Albert L. Murray
  • Larry Neal
  • Kalamu ya Salaam (Vallery Ferdinand III)
  • Ntozake Shange
  • Ted Shine
  • Joseph A. Walker
  • Douglas Turner Ward
  • Richard Wesley
  • Edgar B. White
  • Samm-Art Williams. Appendix. The Black arts movement
  • Community and commentators : Black theatre and its critics
  • A look at the contemporary Black theatre movement
  • A slender thread of hope : the Kennedy Center Black Theatre Project
  • Black theaters and theater organizations in America, 1961-1982 : a research list.