Posts Tagged: confederate

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Natasha Trethewey

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Natasha Trethewey discusses her new collection, MONUMENT: POEMS NEW AND SELECTED.

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The Lens Magnifies, the Mirror Reflects: What Photos from the Race War Show Us about Ourselves

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[Still photos] grab what otherwise might feel too foreign to understand.

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Interrogating the English Language with Safiya Sinclair

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To be forced to speak in the language of the colonist, the language of the oppressor, while also carrying within us the storm of Jamaican patois, we live under a constant hurricane of our doubleness.

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Wanted/Needed/Loved: Laura Ballance’s Ghost Stories

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There is one story that my mother used to tell me often, which has become in some ways a symbol of my childhood.

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) So, #AskELJames got a little out of control, huh? But was it justified push back? Or was it just online harassment? Own a piece of literary history. I wonder if they’d take .004% down? Princesses powered by flatulence. Learning your […]

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