Strikingly, Jones's self-abnegating reflection resonates with the logic Himes
articulated in his essay "Negro Martyrs Are Needed" (1944), a Crisis magazine opinion piece that preceded the publication of If He Hollers by one year.
Born December 29, 1917 in Milwaukee, WI, a daughter of the late Percy and Nella (Allen) Himes
. Alice attended Mount Holyoke College, then graduated and received her Master's degree from the University of Michigan.
Williams, an influential African-American novelist, enlisted the help of his wife to compile 25 years' worth of correspondence with Chester Himes
, author of the famous Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson detective stories.
Prior to joining Enterprise, Himes
spent 12 years as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he led and managed a group of approximately 20 investment bankers in communications and technology, one of their most active sectors.
, the African-American author of two collections of short fiction, as well as If He Hollers Let Him Go (1945) and a number of other novels, including a 10-volume, hard-boiled detective fiction series, battled all his professional life for opportunities to publish fiction that spoke unfettered for his views on life in this democracy.
I am pleased to pass the baton of leadership to Representatives Duncan and Himes
, who I know will do an outstanding job for the Caucus.
It won't, of course, because it can't, nor will it do a thing about the "350,000 thefts reported each year." Unless both houses of Congress and the White House are lost to the gun-grabbers, Himes
' play for attention will be just that.
(D-Conn.) called it, "a remarkably broad definition of executive privilege."
described his condition hours before departure.
In the pantheon of African-American writers, Chester Himes
occupies a secondary perch.
(D-CT) excoriated Congress for not acting to curb gun violence in the United States.
Calling for a specifically anti-white supremacist reexamination of the archives of Black subjectivity and resistance, the author also enlists the principles of post-humanist critique in order to investigate decades of intimate dialogues between African American and Spanish intellectuals, including Salaria Kea, Federico Garcia Lorca, Nella Larsen, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Chester Himes
, Lynn Nottage, and Pablo Picasso.