August 24, 2014
As tensions in Ferguson linger in the wake of Michael Brown's death, here is a roundup of relevant literature and coverage from the...
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August 22, 2014
Recent days have seen an upsurge of signs of solidarity between African-American and Palestinian struggles. On August 17, an open letter...
videos
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 31, 2014
Comics are bigger than ever, both in our mainstream pop culture and in the world of literature, literary criticism and academia. As someone...
Reviews
July 30, 2014
This winter, to the surprise and relief of many, Iran agreed to limit its uranium enrichment to a concentration of 20 percent as part of an...
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July 29, 2014
Independent director Richard Ledes’ documentary Golden Dawn, NYC was released two days before the start of this year’s World Cup games. As...