NYU Black Renaissance Noire NYU Black Renaissance Noire Volume 16.2: Fall 2016 - Page 5

volume 16 issue 2 | fall 2016 Contents 3 BLACK RENAISSANCE NOIRE 4 My Take quincy troupe 6 From King Comus : William Demby ’ s Final Novel william demby with an introduction by Ishmael Reed 26 Poetry ammon medina 30 Photography deneka peniston 36 Aesthetics of Beauty : in an Africana Mode paul carter harrison 52 Poetry kim hunter 56 Poetry hakim hasan 62 The Refactoring of Painting : A Talk by Jack Whitten at the Institute of Fine Arts , New York University , 19 April 2016 , as part of the Artists at the Institute Series jack whitten 70 A Cup of Coffee , an Incredible Egg , and a Winston ( A Memoir ) charles wartts , jr . 82 Poetry patrick sylvain 88 White and Black Progressives Have the Luxury of Sitting Out November ishmael reed 92 Trump as Capitalist Folk Hero , or the Rise of the White Entrepreneur as Political Bully roddey reid 96 The Ghosts of Elections Past , Present and Future professor wallace ford 106 Poetry k . curtis lyle 110 Visual Arts garance 116 Poetry thomas northrup 118 The First Year Teacher eva freeman 124 Neo-Nollywood : Mythical Reflections on Auteurism in Nigerian Cinema femi okiremuette shaka & ibe o . ibe 138 Visual Arts aziza claudia gibson-hunter 142 Contributors

volume 16 issue 2 | fall 2016 Contents 3 BLACK RENAISSANCE NOIRE 4 My Take quincy troupe 6 From King Comus : William Demby ’ s Final Novel william demby with an introduction by Ishmael Reed 26 Poetry ammon medina 30 Photography deneka peniston 36 Aesthetics of Beauty : in an Africana Mode paul carter harrison 52 Poetry kim hunter 56 Poetry hakim hasan 62 The Refactoring of Painting : A Talk by Jack Whitten at the Institute of Fine Arts , New York University , 19 April 2016 , as part of the Artists at the Institute Series jack whitten 70 A Cup of Coffee , an Incredible Egg , and a Winston ( A Memoir ) charles wartts , jr . 82 Poetry patrick sylvain 88 White and Black Progressives Have the Luxury of Sitting Out November ishmael reed 92 Trump as Capitalist Folk Hero , or the Rise of the White Entrepreneur as Political Bully roddey reid 96 The Ghosts of Elections Past , Present and Future professor wallace ford 106 Poetry k . curtis lyle 110 Visual Arts garance 116 Poetry thomas northrup 118 The First Year Teacher eva freeman 124 Neo-Nollywood : Mythical Reflections on Auteurism in Nigerian Cinema femi okiremuette shaka & ibe o . ibe 138 Visual Arts aziza claudia gibson-hunter 142 Contributors