October 2013

October 2013

On Reading Long Division by Kiese Laymon Kiese Laymon represents a new breed of Southern Black writers. Born in Jackson, Mississippi and trained at Oberlin College and Indiana University, Laymon has crafted a funny and complex coming-of-age story set in

September 2013

September 2013

Why Should We Unleash the Black Erotic? This year’s Avery Research Center conference, “Unleashing the Black Erotic: Gender and Sexuality—Passion, Power, and Praxis”, will bring together scholars, activists, and artists for two days of lively intellectual exchange of ideas and

August 2013

August 2013

Dear all, Just a few weeks before the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, Sesame Street presented its take on the United States’ judicial system, adding its bit to a sweltry summer that has been slowly chipping away at the