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  • Before 'conversation on race' we need education on race

    Before 'conversation on race' we need education on race
    Am I the only person in America not making fun of Howard Schultz?
  • Review: 'Mr. West' by Sarah Blake

    Review: 'Mr. West' by Sarah Blake
    If you set out to write a poetry collection about Kanye West, someone who is himself arguably one of the most brilliant and influential poets of the 21st century so far, then it had better be good. Sarah Blake's debut book, "Mr. West" — impressive...

    Mississippi Delta locked in the poverty of the past

    Mississippi Delta locked in the poverty of the past
    Mississippi has been called "the South of the South" -- a place even more poor, more racially segregated and more violent than the rest of the region -- and the Mississippi Delta has been called "the Mississippi of Mississippi." As I pass through on a...

    Coming Together program explores deadly race issues in America

    Coming Together program explores deadly race issues in America
    "Check your privilege." Before there was any discussion about Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, all African Americans killed before reaching adulthood, there was explanation. Oakton Community College professor Angelyn Anderson provided it...

    REVIEW: 'The Trial of Moses Fleetwood Walker' at Black Ensemble Theater

    REVIEW: 'The Trial of Moses Fleetwood Walker' at Black Ensemble Theater
    Something unusual is happening onstage at Black Ensemble Theater: No one is singing. If you've always viewed the House That Jackie Taylor Built as the place to go for roof-raising musical bio-dramas — well, you're not wrong. But with Ervin Gardner's...