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  • Lawrence Grandpre and Dayvon Love's ambitious, challenging 'The Black Book'

    Lawrence Grandpre and Dayvon Love's ambitious, challenging 'The Black Book'
    Peniel E. Joseph begins the narrative of his definitive 2014 biography of Stokely Carmichael on a humid Mississippi night. He describes the 24-year-old Carmichael speaking to a crowd in the open air on a warm, late-spring evening after his most recent arrest while organizing for change in 1966 America. “This is the twenty-seventh time I have been arrested,’” Joseph quotes him shouting. “With words that echoed through the night, Carmichael urged the crowd to take control of their destiny . . . ‘We want black power!’ [Carmichael] shouted. A thunderous reply of ‘Black Power!’ emanated from the crowd, sparking a call-and-response chant that gave the event the feel of an outdoor religious revival.” 
  • Fight The Power

    Fight The Power
    Do the Right Thing Directed by Spike Lee Plays at the Charles TheateR Aug. 23, 25, and 28 It’s been 25 years since Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” hit screens, ignited debate, and solidified Lee as a major filmmaker. Even...

    The Mail 7/23/14

    The Mail 7/23/14
    Respectscape You’ve lost my respect. The front page cover “art” (July 16) of City Paper is a prime example of our local media’s role in perpetrating institutional racism and structural biases in our City. Not only is this...

    The Nation's sports editor talks about Brazil's Dance with the Devil

    Razil's Dance With the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy Dave Zirin Haymarket Press Earlier this month protests erupted in 10 cities in Brazil, which is set to host matches for soccer's biggest tournament, the World Cup,...

    Worse Than The Blues

    Worse Than The Blues
    Bob Dylan sang, "If my thought-dreams could be seen, they'd probably put my head in a guillotine." Well, you should see John Fahey's thought-dreams. "All I have ever done with music," Fahey wrote in 1996, "was to depict various emotions in an organized...