Johari Amini

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Johari Amini is an African American woman who cofounded the Third World Press in 1967. She also contributed to other Black Arts Movement institutions such as the Writers Workshop of the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC), its publication NOMMO, the Kuumba Theater, and the Gwendolyn Brooks Writers’ Workshop. She worked for Black Books Bulletin as a writer as well as an editor. She has written many poems and short stories published in journals such as Black World. She was also a practicing chiropractor. She wrote a book titled A Commonsense Approach to Eating (1975) that merged her two career paths. [1]

Selected works[edit]

  • Images in Black (1967)
  • Black Essence (1968)
  • A Folk Fable (1969)
  • Let's Go Somewhere (1970)
  • A Hip Tale in Earth Style (1972)
  • A Commonsense Approach to Eating (1975).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amini [Swahili: "faithful"], Johari [Swahili: "jewel"] (née Jewel Christine McLawler; aka Johari Kunjufu) | Encyclopedia of African-American Writing - Credo Reference". search.credoreference.com. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  2. ^ "Amini [Swahili: "faithful"], Johari [Swahili: "jewel"] (née Jewel Christine McLawler; aka Johari Kunjufu) | Encyclopedia of African-American Writing - Credo Reference". search.credoreference.com. Retrieved 2018-01-15.