Posts Tagged: tonya harding

The Rumpus Interview with Kaitlyn Greenidge

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Kaitlyn Greenidge discusses her debut novel, We Love You, Charlie Freeman, siblinghood and sisterhood, and finding a group to call “my people” in the larger literary world.

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Prejudice Not Gone from Figure Skating

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We recently blogged about the Believer’s incredible essay about ’90s figure skating and the rivalry between Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding. At Racialicious, Kendra James talks about her experience figure skating as a black woman, and how her race has elicited much of the same commentary that Harding got for her working-class background: …I get […]

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Retrospective: Nancy vs. Tonya

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This month in The Believer, Sarah Marshall takes a look back at figure skating in the 90’s. Particularly the stifled rivalry between US ice princesses Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. Marshall’s perspective is not unique but it’s beautifully thorough. She examines the figure skating business like a true heart-broken fan – yearning for Kerrigan’s lost […]

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