"The selections are uniformly uplifting, with affirming messages about the heritage, strength and dreams of African Americans."—Publishers Weekly

In this compelling collection, thirteen major poets rise in response to the dazzling vistas and emotionally vivid portraits of award-winning artist Tom Feelings.

A unique and moving collaboration that celebrates the sustaining spirit of African creativity, this collection includes poetry by:
Maya Angelou
Lucille Clifton
Alexis De Veaux
Mari Evans
Darryl Holmes
Langston Hughes
Rashidah Ismaili
Haki R. Madhubuti
Walter Dean Myers
Mwatabu Okantah
Eugene B. Redmond
Askia M. Touré
Margaret Walker