“During the last three decades of legal slavery in America,” writes Lucinda MacKethan at the National Humanities Center, “African American writers perfected one of the nation’s first truly indigenous genres of written literature: the North American slave narrative.” Continue Reading →
“Greenleaf,” the hit megachurch drama from award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful. Continue Reading →
For 131 years, Aunt Jemima syrup and pancake mix have been breakfast staples in Americans’ homes. Continue Reading →
The debate on police discrimination and violence is forcing Hispanic and black Americans to address both the commonalities and tensions between their communities. Continue Reading →
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