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Lawrence Otis Graham, author who examined prejudice and privilege in Black America, dies at 59

An Ivy-educated lawyer, he wrote several books that made him one of the foremost commentators of the 1990s on race and class in the United States. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-02 10:58:56 UTC ]
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Black America, White violence and generations of unhealed wounds

In visceral essays, Michael Eric Dyson explains the unrest after George Floyd’s killing. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Kwamé Alexander on the intersection between his children's books and poetry

Not many writers can say they’ve transitioned from love poems to children’s novels about anthropormorphic jazz musicians like “Duck Ellington.” Poet, educator, New York Times bestselling author Kwamé Alexander has done it all. His newest work, “The Undefeated,” is his “love letter to black... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ta-Nehisi Coates packed the house at Davidson College talking on race

Coates – journalist, commentator, and National Book Award-winner – is seen by many as the voice of his generation on black America. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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