Harlem’s Favorite King Does Baraka About Du Bois

17BARAKA2-master675The NY Times writes about the relentlessly adventurous producer and director like Woodie King Jr. was bound to reach a breaking point when it came to Amiri Baraka. Continue Reading →

An Interview with CUNY’s Dr. Gordon E. Thompson on “The Assimilationist Impulse”

gordon_thomspson_headshotBy Richard-Olivier Marius

A general interest in James Baldwin’s critique of Richard Wright’s “Native Son” inspired Gordon E. Thompson’s text “The Assimilationist Impulse in Four African American Narratives,” (Edwin Mellen Press, 2011). Continue Reading →

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