A ‘Native Son’ Reimagined, With James Baldwin in Mind | The New York Times

Salamishah Tillet, The New York Times The playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, left, and the visual artist Rashid Johnson collaborated on the latest film adaptation of Richard Wright’s “Native Son,” setting it in present-day Chicago. Credit Gioncarlo Valentine for The New York Times, Featured Image its earliest conception, Richard Wright’s best-seller “Native Son” was envisioned for the…

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Black History Month: a Reading List | OUPBlog

Eleanor Robson & Mara Sandroff, OUPBlog marks the celebration of Black History Month in the United States and Canada, an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in US history. The first variation of Black History Month was initiated by Dr. Carter G. Woodson…

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Episode 343: A Bound Woman Is A Dangerous Thing Author DaMaris B. Hill | iHeart.com

Staff, iHeart.com and poet DaMaris B. Hill talks to Daniel Ford about her new collection A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland. To learn more about DaMaris B. Hill, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and…

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