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Author Osumare, Halifu, author

Title Dancing in blackness : a memoir / Halifu Osumare
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2017
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Contents Foreword / Brenda Dixon Gottschild -- Introduction: dancing in blackness -- Coming of age through (black) dance in the San Francisco Bay area -- Dancing in Europe -- Dancing in New York -- Dancing back into the S.F.-Oakland Bay area, 1973-1976 -- Dancing in Africa -- Dancing in the Oakland and beyond, 1977-1993
Summary This book explores a black female dancer's personal journey over four decades across three continents and numerous countries, including different parts of the U.S. It is personal musings about the place of dance and race in Halifu Osumare's life across time and space that defined her life choices and career path
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Osumare, Halifu.
African American dance -- History.
African American women dancers -- Biography.
Dance -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813052386 (electronic bk.)
9780813052380 (electronic bk.)