Shirley Taylor

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Darryl Pinckney | The New York Review of Books

IN THE REVIEW<p>We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy<p>by Ta-Nehisi Coates<p>Ta-Nehisi Coates says that he came to understand as a grown-up the …

Suga Mama, Politicized

The video for Beyoncé Knowles’s latest single, “Ring the Alarm,” shows the stunning 25-year-old singer, dressed in a caramel-colored trench coat that …

“Politicizing Beyoncé”: The Unique College Course on Feminist Politics

A professor has created an entire class on the star that focuses on intersections of race, gender, and sexuality. Now you can take it online.


Alan Lomax's Massive Archive Goes Online

Folklorist Alan Lomax spent his career documenting folk music traditions from around the world. Now thousands of the songs and interviews he recorded are available for free online, many for the first time. It's part of what Lomax envisioned for the collection — long before the age of the …

Clyde Stubblefield never got paid!


Guitar Player Magazine

RT @PPupil: Artists are the gatekeepers of truth. Art is the radical voice of civilization. @HarryBelafonte #RaceCrisis

How Slaves Shaped American Cooking

Slaves planted the seeds of favorite foods they were forced to leave behind.<p>Growing up on Sapelo Island, Georgia, Cornelia Walker Bailey never thought of red peas as anything special. Sapelo, a barrier island about the size of Manhattan, has about 50 residents, primarily descendants of African …

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Alvin Keith

NYC Homeless Man Codes App That Helps Reduce Carbon Emissions

Leo Grand doesn’t fit the typical archetype of an environmentalist. Despite having unveiled his car-sharing app, Trees for Cars, to the world last …

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Various Artists - The Recollection (Pt. 1)