Just Human: Black stories are most rewarded when they center blackness — which, in a certain sense, is to center whiteness
It is a cool autumn morning and I am perched on my couch, a coffee cup nearby, a few pages into Claudia Rankine’s newest book, Just Us: An American Conversation. My 14-year-old son […]Read More Just Human: Black stories are most rewarded when they center blackness — which, in a certain sense, is to center whiteness
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Jazz, at its very core, is sex. The one begs the other. Harmonic tension, rhythmic tension, and even melodic tension, followed by release matches the feel of the moment, passion and unrest bent […]Read More Tension and Release: A History of Jazz and Sex
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