July 8, 2020
Black Lives Matter. In statement after statement, corporate giants, tech companies, the world of publishing, arts and entertainment, retail...
Poetry
June 30, 2020
On May 29, 2020 a protesting black man broke off the hand of Louis XVI’s statue in Louisville, Kentucky. He then passed it around for...
Opinion
June 21, 2020
The astonishing events of May-June 2020 have drastically changed our social circumstances and the terms of political discourse. Mass...
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June 2, 2020
As African writers without borders who are connected beyond geography with those who live in the United States of America and other parts...
Poetry
September 21, 2015
Introduction ABSENT TREES AND ROPE By Brenda Marie Osbey From May through October, whites beat, stabbed, shot, lynched , burned at the...
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August 14, 2015
Rather than berate black people for their lack of enthusiasm for Bernie Sanders, perhaps you should ask us why. Why am I tired of Bernie...
Opinion
July 30, 2015
Part 1: Hannibal Directive On July 2, 2015, architect and intellectual Eyal Weizman gave a lecture at the Médecins Sans Frontières...
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June 21, 2015
In the week after Eric Casebolt of the McKinney Police Department provided backup for two women’s racist assaults on black teens enjoying...
Opinion
November 16, 2014
It’s been harder than usual to ignore the devaluing of black womanhood in America. From video footage of a black woman getting knocked out...