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S. Pearl Sharp: Seedless Watermelons and Literature

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S. Pearl Sharp: Seedless Watermelons and Literature

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S. Pearl Sharp: Seedless Watermelons and Literature

S. Pearl Sharp: Seedless Watermelons and Literature

Only Available in Archive Formats.

In the African-American community, black cuisine has historically been inspiration for many writers. Fried chicken, black-eyed peas, collard greens and even watermelon have borne a great deal of literary fruit, so to speak. But for poet and commentator S. Pearl Sharp, the new seedless watermelon poses a threat to her literary tradition.

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