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High Yello Rose
And Other Texas Plays
Sterling HoustonEdited by Sandra Mayo
“Brings new meaning to ‘Rememberthe Alamo.’ [Houston’s] stories arethe histories America forgets.” —Sandra Cisneros, author,
The House on Mango Street
“Riotous . . . deliciously wicked.” —Mike Greenberg,
San Antonio Express News
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A compilation of seven of Sterling Houston’s avant-garde andpostmodern plays, this unique anthology underscores the play-wright’s life as well as his contributions. Spanning more than100 years, these productions explore Texan society as it wasinfluenced by history—from the development of San Antonioand World Wars I and II to the civil rights movement andbeyond. Whether written as farce, tragedy, or musical docudra-ma, these remarkable performances embody Houston’s satiricand rebellious perspective. Providing insight into African Ameri-can culture, this collection is both entertaining and innovative.
was a playwright who wrote more than 24plays and a writer-in-residence and artistic director for Jump-Start Performance Company.
is an associate profes-sor of theater and the director of multicultural and gender studiesat Texas State University–San Marcos. She is the editor of
Myth,Magic, and Farce: Four Multicultural Plays by Sterling Houston
and was the chairman of the National Black Theatre Association.She lives in San Marcos, Texas.
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The AfricanUnion and ItsInstitutions
Edited by John Akokpari,Angela Ndinga-Muvumba,and Tim MurithiForeword by Salim A. Salim
“This book is a welcome and timelyintervention by academics and prac-titioners on the main challenges fac-ing the AU [African Union] inimplementing the Constitutive Act.An analysis of the current institutional capacity of the AU will contribute immensely towards the debate on the UnionGovernment. This book is a must-read for those interested inregional integration.” —Welile Nhlapo, ambassador to the United States,Republic of South Africa“An important work which shows the central role of the AU inmultilateral African peacemaking and peacekeeping efforts tobring long-lasting peace and stability to the beloved continent.” —Kingsley Mamabolo, ambassador to the United States,Republic of South Africa
Written by eminent scholars on Africa and practitioners whohave worked in or with the African Union (AU), this reportbrings together the analysis and research of 17 largely Pan-African scholars, policymakers, practitioners, and civil societyrepresentatives. A particularly timely and welcome addition tothe pioneering literature about this young and potentiallypowerful institution, this analysis presents a positive but realis-tic picture of the AU while diagnosing several key challenges,including Africa’s security and governance problems.
is a senior lecturer in political studies at theUniversity of Cape Town and a former visiting research fellowat the Japan External Trade Organisation’s Institute of Developing Economies. He is the author of numerous publica-tions on globalization, development, and trade.
is a senior researcher at the Centre for ConflictResolution in Cape Town, South Africa, where she is the headof its HIV/AIDS and security project.
is a seniorresearcher for the Direct Conflict Prevention Program at theInstitute for Security Studies in Addis Ababa, Ethopia, and theauthor of
The African Union: Pan-Africanism, Peacebuilding and Development.
Salim A. Salim
is the former secretary gener-al of the African Union, where he also served as a special envoyto Darfur.
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