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2015/08/04 19:57
2015/08/04 19:57
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Allure’s August 2015 issue has the magazine in the hot seat for another episode of cultural appropriation regarding an infamous subject: Black women’s hair. From Hollywood darling Amanda Sternberg to...
2015/08/04 19:57
2015/08/04 19:57
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2015/08/03 21:59
2015/08/03 21:59
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The deathbed is where we impart one final piece of wisdom, settle one final score I was at a funeral recently. The woman who had died had reached her ninth decade and had been a wonderfully kind...
2015/08/03 21:04
2015/08/03 21:04
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... would seem to be the garment with which one covers the nakedness of the self: in which case, it is best that the garment be loose, a little like the robes of the desert, through which one's...
2015/08/02 19:29
2015/08/02 19:29
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The America of my imagination shaped by Hollywood is better than the real America because sometimes it is easy to love the idea of a place than the place itself. Perhaps, because I am a writer and...
2015/08/02 16:48
2015/08/02 16:48
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... might be accepted as just good old American independence in someone else would be insufferable arrogance in me.” — James Baldwin, “Previous Condition” (1948) “Your self and your people are...
2015/08/01 10:42
2015/08/01 10:42
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One of the charges against Rachel Dolezal, the “biologically white” woman who recently resigned from the Spokane chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, is that she...
2015/07/31 13:09
2015/07/31 13:09
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This is the fourth in a series. Readers are invited to send their own responses tohello@theatlantic.com, and we will post their strongest critiques of the book and the accompanied reviews. To further...
2015/07/30 18:18
2015/07/30 18:18
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Book Review: ‘Between the World and Me’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates Ta-Nehisi Coates By Herb Boyd Special to the NNPA NEW YORK – What is immediately essential for me about Between the World and Me,...
2015/07/30 06:29
2015/07/30 06:29
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... sincerely believe that our students, right from the upper primary school class through senior secondary levels and specifically at tertiary level, will begin to make better and appropriate choices...
2015/07/28 21:09
2015/07/28 21:09
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Between The World and Me is an exquisite book, overflowing with insights about the embodied state of blackness and the logic of white supremacy. Coates’s prose is capable of challenging our...
2015/07/27 01:45
2015/07/27 01:45
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The antipathy they felt was personal at root, perhaps even psychosexual.Photo: ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images/2010 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. In 1968, there existed two especially...
2015/07/25 17:08
2015/07/25 17:08
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The first friend I made in Elizabeth, New Jersey was a white kid named Billy. As a New York transplant my Dominicano look wasn’t too popular with the Jersey folk. I had an afro, wore dress pants, a...
2015/07/23 15:09
2015/07/23 15:09
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The most obvious point of the titanic curiosity that has greeted Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me may also be its most overlooked: Across the nation, in parlors and schoolrooms, in...
2015/07/23 08:55
2015/07/23 08:55
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HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Few minds were as playful and as serious as E.L. Doctorow's. Conjurer of old-time gangsters and ragtime stars. Commentator on wars and presidents...
2015/07/22 02:50
2015/07/22 02:50
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Reflections ... E. L. Doctorow, here in his New York apartment, believes good fiction dwells in ambiguity. Photo: Melanie Burford The writer, tall and owlish, a sly grin on his face, ambles in...
2015/07/21 09:50
2015/07/21 09:50
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In Philadelphia, we have the gayborhood, a lively gay plot of land in the heart of downtown. We have a rainbow street, fine dining and nightclubs, gender-neutral bathrooms, and some consider it a safe...
2015/07/20 17:57
2015/07/20 17:57
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Famed scholar Dr. Cornel West has a bone to pick… again. No, it is not President Obama. Actually, it is President Obama but not directly. Instead, Dr. West has directed his intellectual angst at no...
2015/07/20 15:09
2015/07/20 15:09
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This week, the discussion centers on the first two chapters of the book. It will shift to chapters three and four the week of Monday, July 27th, and conclude with chapters five and six on Monday,...
2015/07/20 05:05
2015/07/20 05:05
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I drove to Hamilton, N.Y., last December to take part in the funeral service for the Rev. Coleman Brown. Coleman, who had taught at Colgate University, had the most profound impact of all my teachers...
2015/07/19 13:00
2015/07/19 13:00
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Reed Farrel Coleman signed a copy of his book for book lovers at the Mystery Authors Panel on July 6 under the tent at the Shelter Island Library. On July 6, I attended the Mystery Authors Panel...
2015/08/04 19:57
2015/08/04 19:57
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