Posts Tagged: Black art

Multitudes: Policing Black Art


Editors and producers skin my art and wrap my entire face with it, asking me to write and read in Black face. ...more

Building a Black Literary Movement


The New York Times Magazine profiles editor Chris Jackson and how he’s building a literary movement for writers of color:

‘‘The great tradition of black art, generally,’’ he started again, ‘‘is the ability—unlike American art in general—to tell the truth. Because it was formed around the great American poison, the thing that poisoned American consciousness and behavior: racism.