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2014/10/23 13:39
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... Of Imagination' Sings The Praises Of Literature In her surprise 2003 bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, Iranian emigré Azar Nafisi made clear why fiction matters in totalitarian regimes....
2014/10/23 13:39
2014/10/23 13:39
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2014/10/22 14:35
2014/10/22 14:35
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Steve Davis: Hails Crewe determination Steve Davis admits Crewe have worked hard to move off the foot of League One, which they did with a 1-0 win over Peterborough. A Marcus Haber penalty secured...
2014/10/21 12:45
2014/10/21 12:45
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Nothing You Think Matters Today Will Matter the Same Way Tomorrow ISIS, Khorasan, Ferguson, Gaza, Putin: The summer of 2014 had been deemed America’s “worst ever” well before Ebola, the Ray Rice...
2014/10/21 00:19
2014/10/21 00:19
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Longtime Democratic voter James Baldwin has decided to support independent candidate Carol Schwartz for D.C. mayor. (Mark Gail/For The Washington Post) James Baldwin, an African American who lives in...
2014/10/20 04:26
2014/10/20 04:26
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The playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, who grew up in a military family and attended high school in West Germany, knows what it is to be an outsider. In college at Mount Holyoke, she showed such promise...
2014/10/20 04:26
2014/10/20 04:26
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The poet Claudia Rankine’s new volume, her fifth, is “Citizen: An American Lyric” (Graywolf), a book-length poem about race and the imagination. Rankine has called it an attempt to “pull the lyric...
2014/10/20 04:06
2014/10/20 04:06
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James McKissic was not looking to sell his favorite painting, a 24-by-18-inch mixed-media piece he created almost 24 years ago called “Jimmy’s Blues.” McKissic, director of multicultural affairs for...
2014/10/19 22:48
2014/10/19 22:48
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Sometimes it takes an outsider to see us plain. This holds true even when the “us” crying out to be brought into focus already thinks of itself as a nation of outsiders. That’s the premise of Azar...
2014/10/16 20:26
2014/10/16 20:26
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That’s a wrap! Recapping the second half of the 52nd New York Film Festival As happens every year, the end of another rewarding, varied and surprising New York Film Festival (NYFF), organized by The...
2014/10/16 05:57
2014/10/16 05:57
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... Ethno-stress and racially charged attacks on the UMass campus As James Baldwin said, “If I love you, I have to make you conscious of the things you don’t see.” When I have the...
2014/10/15 10:09
2014/10/15 10:09
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Beyond simply entertaining audiences, concert dance is an important means of self-expression for its creators and performers. Some artists employ dance as a forum to air their thoughts and feelings on...
2014/10/15 00:50
2014/10/15 00:50
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HBCU’s Must Inspire Next Generation of Bloggers by William Jackson, Edward Waters College Educational Technology The growth of blogging has transitioned beyond the basics of text, there is now...
2014/10/14 23:46
2014/10/14 23:46
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Story of survival … Arch Flanagan (back row, second from right, in cap) with other Australian POWs soon after the Japanese surrender in 1945. Photo: courtesy of Richard Flanagan The Narrow Road to...
2014/10/14 10:12
2014/10/14 10:12
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There are many ways to be a writer. Dostoyevsky, Dickens and Wilkie Collins all wrote their novels in serial form for commercial magazines and newspapers. William Burroughs had a private income to...
2014/10/14 05:12
2014/10/14 05:12
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... far, the 21st century has been a rotten one for the western model,” according to a new book, The Fourth Revolution, by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge. This seems an extraordinary...
2014/10/13 16:05
2014/10/13 16:05
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Thirty years ago I stood in a church in Albany, N.Y., with my father, a Presbyterian minister. I had graduated from Harvard Divinity School and had purchased a one-way ticket to El Salvador, where the...
2014/10/10 11:12
2014/10/10 11:12
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In September 1955, an all-white jury took just 67 minutes to acquit Emmett Till’s killers. Till, 14, said either “Bye, baby” or wolf-whistled at a white woman in a grocery store in Mississippi. Three...
2014/10/08 11:48
2014/10/08 11:48
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This week, recently iconic Cosby (grand)kid Raven-Symoné caught up with Oprah, telling her in an interview: “I don’t want to be labeled gay….I’m a human who loves other humans. …I’m American not...
2014/10/07 19:37
2014/10/07 19:37
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Though the Faber name is most closely associated with poetry (they publish TS Eliot, who was once a director of the firm, WH Auden, Philip Larkin and Seamus Heaney), the pop-up shelves will mainly be...
2014/10/07 15:55
2014/10/07 15:55
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Raven-Symone, best known as The Cosby Show’s Olivia and star of Disney Channel’s That’s So Raven, has decided she doesn’t like labels. Well, she only likes one label, I guess. On OWN’s Where Are They...
2014/10/23 13:39
2014/10/23 13:39
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