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Posts Tagged: systemic inequality

Swinging Modern Sounds: Observations on the Occasion of a 100th Column

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The clash of opinions about music is music itself.

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Revisiting and Reinventing the Body: A Conversation with Destiny O. Birdsong

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Destiny O. Birdsong discusses her debut poetry collection, NEGOTIATIONS.

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The Rumpus Mini-interview Project: Andrea Bartz

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“And as those masks fall away, we get down to the shame and envy underneath.”

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Black Kids in Space: Afrofuturism and Mainstream Comedy

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We have to lead with our imagination, not with preconceived limitations.

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Racism Is a Reboot: Binging Battlestar Galactica at the End of a World

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It was a new world; it was the same world.

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The Sound of Beginning: Birthright by George Abraham

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These poems present a challenge to the typically imposed strictures of ownership, narrative, and solution.

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The Privilege of Anxiety: Mark O’Connell’s Notes from an Apocalypse

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What does our “future-dread,” as O’Connell puts it, show us about our own lives in the present?

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Reclaiming History from the Bigots: Jill Lepore’s This America

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History itself is not so conveniently tidy, and neither is this book.

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Against Respectability: A Conversation with Raven Leilani

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Raven Leilani discusses her debut novel, LUSTER.

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Living Memory Keepers: Talking with Alicia Elliott

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Alicia Elliott discusses her essay collection, A MIND SPREAD OUT ON THE GROUND.

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