Black Literature

Harry Belafonte: To realize Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream, white America needs to change course | PBS And I was just absolutely struck with the way in which he presented his case to the black community, condemning them for being not more engaged in the social destiny of black people.">Harry Belafonte: To realize Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream, white America needs to change course | PBS And I was just absolutely struck with the way in which he presented his case to the black community, condemning them for being not more engaged in the social destiny of black people.

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And I was just absolutely struck with the way in which he presented his case to the black community, condemning them for being not more engaged in the social destiny of black people.
Harry Belafonte: To realize Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream, white America needs to change course | PBS And I was just absolutely struck with the way in which he presented his case to the black community, condemning them for being not more engaged in the social destiny of black people." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Meet the woman who edited the greatest voices of the Harlem Renaissance | Timeline Jessie Redmon Fauset “midwifed the so-called New Negro literature into being”">Meet the woman who edited the greatest voices of the Harlem Renaissance | Timeline Jessie Redmon Fauset “midwifed the so-called New Negro literature into being”

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Jessie Redmon Fauset “midwifed the so-called New Negro literature into being”
Meet the woman who edited the greatest voices of the Harlem Renaissance | Timeline Jessie Redmon Fauset “midwifed the so-called New Negro literature into being”" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The FBI’s War on Black-Owned Bookstores | The Atlantic At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unlikeliest of public enemies: black independent booksellers.">The FBI’s War on Black-Owned Bookstores | The Atlantic At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unlikeliest of public enemies: black independent booksellers.

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At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unlikeliest of public enemies: black independent booksellers.
The FBI’s War on Black-Owned Bookstores | The Atlantic At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unlikeliest of public enemies: black independent booksellers." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

James Baldwin’s Lesson for Teachers in a Time of Turmoil | The New Yorker “Let’s begin by saying that we are living through a very dangerous time.”">James Baldwin’s Lesson for Teachers in a Time of Turmoil | The New Yorker “Let’s begin by saying that we are living through a very dangerous time.”

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“Let’s begin by saying that we are living through a very dangerous time.”
James Baldwin’s Lesson for Teachers in a Time of Turmoil | The New Yorker “Let’s begin by saying that we are living through a very dangerous time.”" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

10 of the best books penned by Black authors in 2017 | Hello Giggles The authors on this list, through their work, have given us a well needed mental getaway from a less than pleasant reality, while leaving an indelible mark on our hearts. ">10 of the best books penned by Black authors in 2017 | Hello Giggles The authors on this list, through their work, have given us a well needed mental getaway from a less than pleasant reality, while leaving an indelible mark on our hearts.

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The authors on this list, through their work, have given us a well needed mental getaway from a less than pleasant reality, while leaving an indelible mark on our hearts.
10 of the best books penned by Black authors in 2017 | Hello Giggles The authors on this list, through their work, have given us a well needed mental getaway from a less than pleasant reality, while leaving an indelible mark on our hearts. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

A Black Kid In A Hoodie Brings Tidings Of Comfort And Joy | Huffington Post ‘The Snowy Day’ is a saving grace that pushed past the hard edges of a world that didn’t always accept the color of my skin.">A Black Kid In A Hoodie Brings Tidings Of Comfort And Joy | Huffington Post ‘The Snowy Day’ is a saving grace that pushed past the hard edges of a world that didn’t always accept the color of my skin.

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‘The Snowy Day’ is a saving grace that pushed past the hard edges of a world that didn’t always accept the color of my skin.
A Black Kid In A Hoodie Brings Tidings Of Comfort And Joy | Huffington Post ‘The Snowy Day’ is a saving grace that pushed past the hard edges of a world that didn’t always accept the color of my skin." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

They called him Bunchy, like a bunch of greens | San Francisco Bay View “When they killed Bunchy, they killed the Party – we just didn’t know it at the time.” – Roland Freeman, member of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party">They called him Bunchy, like a bunch of greens | San Francisco Bay View “When they killed Bunchy, they killed the Party – we just didn’t know it at the time.” – Roland Freeman, member of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party

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“When they killed Bunchy, they killed the Party – we just didn’t know it at the time.” – Roland Freeman, member of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party.
They called him Bunchy, like a bunch of greens | San Francisco Bay View “When they killed Bunchy, they killed the Party – we just didn’t know it at the time.” – Roland Freeman, member of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Zinzi Clemmons: ‘It’s Time For Women of Color…to Divest From Lena Dunham’ | Jezebel Writer Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, has announced that she will no longer be writing for Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s online feminist weekly newsletter Lenny Letter because, she says, of Dunham and her friends’ racism which was “well-known” prior to their fame. “She cannot have our words if she cannot respect us,” she writes.">Zinzi Clemmons: ‘It’s Time For Women of Color…to Divest From Lena Dunham’ | Jezebel Writer Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, has announced that she will no longer be writing for Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s online feminist weekly newsletter Lenny Letter because, she says, of Dunham and her friends’ racism which was “well-known” prior to their fame. “She cannot have our words if she cannot respect us,” she writes.

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Writer Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, has announced that she will no longer be writing for Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s online feminist weekly newsletter Lenny Letter because, she says, of Dunham and her friends’ racism which was “well-known” prior to their fame. “She cannot have our words if she cannot respect us,” she writes.
Zinzi Clemmons: ‘It’s Time For Women of Color…to Divest From Lena Dunham’ | Jezebel Writer Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, has announced that she will no longer be writing for Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s online feminist weekly newsletter Lenny Letter because, she says, of Dunham and her friends’ racism which was “well-known” prior to their fame. “She cannot have our words if she cannot respect us,” she writes." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Angela Davis: An Interview on the Futures of Black Radicalism | Verso "The concept associated with Black Marxism that I find most productive and most potentially transformative is the concept of racial capitalism.... Global capitalism cannot be adequately comprehended if the racial dimension of capitalism is ignored."">Angela Davis: An Interview on the Futures of Black Radicalism | Verso "The concept associated with Black Marxism that I find most productive and most potentially transformative is the concept of racial capitalism.... Global capitalism cannot be adequately comprehended if the racial dimension of capitalism is ignored."

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"The concept associated with Black Marxism that I find most productive and most potentially transformative is the concept of racial capitalism.... Global capitalism cannot be adequately comprehended if the racial dimension of capitalism is ignored."
Angela Davis: An Interview on the Futures of Black Radicalism | Verso "The concept associated with Black Marxism that I find most productive and most potentially transformative is the concept of racial capitalism.... Global capitalism cannot be adequately comprehended if the racial dimension of capitalism is ignored."" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Toni Morrison’s Radical Vision of Otherness | New Republic The history of racism and exclusion in the United States is the history of whiteness.">Toni Morrison’s Radical Vision of Otherness | New Republic The history of racism and exclusion in the United States is the history of whiteness.

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The history of racism and exclusion in the United States is the history of whiteness.
Toni Morrison’s Radical Vision of Otherness | New Republic The history of racism and exclusion in the United States is the history of whiteness." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More