June 11, 2015
Three months ago, Guyana’s new president, then the candidate of an opposition coalition hoping to unseat the country’s ruling party, was...
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May 14, 2015
For the last six years, the Slants—a rock band based in Portland, Oregon—have been locked in a dispute with the US Patent and Trademark...
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August 21, 2014
A 1969 conversation with writer James Baldwin and Dick Gregory in London about the black experience in America and how it relates to the...
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August 6, 2014
On February 18th, 1965 James Baldwin debated against William Buckley in a historical debate at the Cambridge Union on the motion "Has the...
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August 6, 2014
James Baldwin often journeyed to Turkey to escape the pressures of 1960's America, where his status as both black and gay, in combination...
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August 5, 2014
The Amen Corner (1954; Dial Press) Another Country (1962; Dial Press) If Beale Street Could Talk (1974; Dial Press) Blues for Mister...
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July 22, 2014
The recent Supreme Court decision in Harris v. Quinn dealt a blow to public sector unions and the labor movement in the US. To recap:...
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December 19, 2014
"A Typical Negro" is the title of a 1962 newspaper article narrating the story of an enslaved man, Gordon, and his escape from slavery to...
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March 20, 2014
At Warscapes , we felt that what promised to be one of the most exciting conversations in recent times was a little watered down and...