Black & Blue: Four Hundred Years of Struggle and Transcendence

Description:

This manuscript by Sterling Houston is a short play about the struggles and triumphs of African-Americans in the United States and, in particular, Texas over a period of four hundred years. The play features writing by Sterling Houston interwoven with both live and and recorded musical performances, poetic excerpts, and direct quotations from legal documents and decrees.

Creator(s): Houston, Sterling
Location(s):
Creation Date: 2003~  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at San Antonio
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
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Creator (Author):
Houston, Sterling

"Written & Compiled by Sterling Houston."

Date(s):
  • Creation: 2003~
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Place
United States
Era
Slavery and Antebellum Texas Culture, 1821-1865
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

This manuscript by Sterling Houston is a short play about the struggles and triumphs of African-Americans in the United States and, in particular, Texas over a period of four hundred years. The play features writing by Sterling Houston interwoven with both live and and recorded musical performances, poetic excerpts, and direct quotations from legal documents and decrees.

Physical Description:

40 p. ; 28 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Houston, Sterling, 1945- | African American playwrights | African American history
Series Title: Sterling Houston Papers
Partner:
University of Texas at San Antonio
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: UTSA_MS218-01-19-001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth291119
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text