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Baraka, Transitions: The man and the poetry

Tenements absorbed the sun to brick and spread the heat like a steam iron, pressing ideas flat, airless, into our…

4 years ago

The Flying Dutchman:

An Overview of LeRoi Jones’ Greatest Commentary on the Struggle of the Black Man and Racial Relations in Post-World War…

5 years ago

Beaten White

The Beat Generation found itself mystified by the black culture of the time. This mystification granted them agency in manifesting…

6 years ago

Blood and Black Power on the Streets of Chicago

This essay originally appeared in Beatdom #15: the WAR issue. By Pat Thomas    “Black Power: Find out what they…

7 years ago

“A Fish With Frog’s Eyes”: Bob Kaufman, George Romero and the Power of Radioactivity

  By Kurt Kline   In the poetry of Bob Kaufman, the poet is the healer, journeying down into the…

7 years ago

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