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    • Journal 133

    • Journal 133

    • Creative writing, Literature, Poetry, Women Writer, Family, Autobiography, History, African American Scholar

    • Margaret Walker opened this journal by listing an outline on a national conversation about American pluralism and identity and the role of NEH in the cultural dissemination of pluralism and identity of minority and women. She also listed a dated...
    • Journal 132

    • Journal 132

    • Poetry, Religion, Spirituality, Social Justice, William Morris Agency, Novelist, Black History

    • Journal 132 was written in pre-July 1995. Margaret Walker opened this journal with an untitled poem about adventure and the journey of life. She outlin a study course of the book of Amos, culture and spirituality. She drafted a letter to William...
    • Journal 131a

    • Journal 131a

    • Family, Spirituality, Astrology, Reflection, Cookery

    • Journal 131a was written in 1995. Margaret Walker reflected on the events of the past years in her life, listed her awards, honorary degree, and publication. She makes note for a proposed photo documentary, she makes plan to travel, and she outline...
    • Journal 131

    • Journal 131

    • Family, Spirituality, Reflection, Feminism, Government, Astrology, Religion

    • Journal 131 was written in 1992. Margaret Walker writes about projects to be done, recalling her busy schedule and her inability to get writing done due to her health problems. She writes about her family trip to Mardi Gras, her speech at Tougaloo...
    • Journal 130

    • Journal 130

    • Margaret Walker, Richard Wright, Horace Cayton, Dr. James Lyons, College Language Association, Women Writer

    • This journal contains a variety of information from letters to possible unpublished work by Margaret Walker. This journal also contains notes that were possibly going to be used as Margaret Walker’s autobiography. She was working on a piece...
    • Journal 129

    • Journal 129

    • Margaret Walker, Autobiography of Margaret Walker, Family, Novelist, Women Writer

    • In journal 129, Margaret Walker writes about some of her family issues and some personal issues she is going through. This journal also contains notes that she was possibly going to use in her autobiography. The journal also contains an outline of...
    • Journal 128

    • Journal 128

    • Prayer, Family, Civil Rights, Jesse Jackson, Politics, United States, Government, History, Racism, Creative Writing, Autobiography, Southern Literature, Christian, Bible, Richard Wright

    • Journal 128 was written in January, April of 1990. Margaret Walker opens this journal with a prayer, thanking God for allowing her to see a new year and a new decade. In her writing, she reflected in previous year and said it was busy but...
    • Journal 127

    • Journal 127

    • Astrology, Fiction, Poetry, Genealogy, Cookery, Richard Wright, Black Women writer, African American Scholars, United States, Politics, Racism, Letters, Segregation, Government

    • The opening of this journal which was written in c.1990, Margaret Walker wrote sympathy letter to Mrs. Turner and Mrs. Eugle for the death of their husband who happens to be her colleague. A letter to editor at Yale University press asking the...
    • Journal 126

    • Journal 126

    • Poetry, Richard Wright, Black Literature, Letters, Library

    • Margaret Walker did not write much in Journal 126. It covers only the month of August 1989. She begins this journal by writing about a library in Tougaloo under the heading “Little Known facts about the Library”. She continues by making a list...
    • Journal 125

    • Journal 125

    • Politics, Civil Rights, Jesse Jackson, Autobiography, Novelist, Wright Richard, Research, Blacks, Minority, Women Author, Women writer

    • This journal covers the period from January 1989 to September 1990. Margaret Walker begins the journal by writing a list of books she was working on including her own autobiography titled “I am Cassandra” and another one about the life of Rosa...
    • Journal 124

    • Journal 124

    • Black woman, Segregation, Black authors, poetry, Politics, Jesse Jackson, Democratic Party, Racism, Family, Holiday-Christmas, Holiday Cookery

    • Margaret Walker begins journal 124, which covers the period from July to September 1988 and December 1989 by writing about Ms Rosa Parks whom she described as an extraordinary black woman. She also writes about some of her speaking engagements...
    • Journal 123

    • Journal 123

    • Wright Richard, United States, Government, Southern Crusade, Eugene Redmond, Jesse Jackson, NAACP, Civil Rights, Autobiography, Holiday - Easter, Poetry, Authors, Work Schedules, Family

    • Margaret Walker writes about her personal, work and family life in this journal, which covers the year of 1988. She started by writing about how and when the personality of a person develops, under the heading "The Web of Childhood". She then goes...
    • Journal 122

    • Journal 122

    • American Library Association, Segregation, Civil Rights Movement, Holidays- Easter, Wright Richard, Black Studies, Politics, Jesse Jackson, Work Schedule, Cookery, History-20th Century, United States, Shakespeare, Martin Luther King Jr.

    • This journal covers the period from April 1987 to January 1988, Margaret writes about her personal, work and family life. She begins by writing about an invitation from the American Library Association to speak at one of their conventions. She...
    • Journal 121

    • Journal 121

    • Wright Richard, Segregation, Civil Rights, African American Literature, Authors, Poetry, Black Women writer, Work Schedules, History 20th Century, Cookery, Family, Holidays - Thanksgiving, Christmas

    • In journal 121, which spans from October 1986 to March 1987, Margaret writes about her personal, work and family life. She writes extensively shares her thoughts on segregation in the South as well as the Civil Right activities that took place...
    • Journal 120

    • Journal 120

    • Work schedule, Wright, Richard, Copyright, Black, migration, Poetry, autobiography, Prayer, Letters, Travel

    • This journal covers the period from April to September 1986. Margaret begins the journal by writing about some of her work related travels as well as ongoing legal issues with Ellen Wright concerning the publication of her book on Richard Wright;...
    • Journal 119

    • Journal 119

    • Poetry, Music, English, Autobiography, Manuscript, Work schedule, Politics, religion, Bible

    • This journal covers the period from November 1985 to March 1986. Margaret begins this journal by writing an outline of her autobiography under the heading “seven decades”; she further goes on to write about her life as a teacher and some of the...
    • Journal 118

    • Journal 118

    • Wright, Richard, Black History, Poetry, Autobiography, Manuscript, Authors, Black women, African American writer, Creative writing

    • Journal 118 covers the period from May to December 1985. Margaret Walker begins this journal by writing about some lectures, conferences and speaking events she attended in various parts of the country; as well as four books she was working on....
    • Journal 117

    • Journal 117

    • Wright, Richard, Blacks, Literature, Poetry, Ellen Wright, Work Schedule, Holiday-Easter, Racism, Civil Rights, Slavery

    • This Journal was written from March to April 1985. Margaret Walker begins by writing about some of the things she had been involved in both personally and work related for the first three months of the year. She also writes about some of her...
    • Journal 116

    • Journal 116

    • Politics, Jesse Jackson, Black, Black woman, Ellen Wright, Richard Wright, Family, Work schedule

    • Journal 116 covers the period from August to December 1984. Margaret Walker begins the journal by writing about her experience at the Democratic Party Convention in Los Angeles. She also writes a bit about Jesse Jackson, his political life and...
    • Journal 115

    • Journal 115

    • Wright, Richard, Black Women, Black History, Jesse Jackson, Civil Rights, Religion, Politics, Women’s Rights, Racism, Southern Literature, Democratic Party, Work Schedule

    • Journal 115 was written from January to August 1984. In the beginning pages of this journal, Margaret Walker writes about the expected Luncheon of her book on Richard Wright during Fall as well as her reflection on life and some of her...

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