Roland Laird
Columns // 14 Articles

The Mammy Image: What's Christie Love Got to Do With It? | 18 Jun 2012 // 6:00 PM

Depictions of black women in popular culture have long surpassed the 'mammy' archetype. Let's talk about Teresa Graves in Get Christie Love (1974), for starters.

A Tale of How Great Journalism Became Revisionist History: Grambling State U Football | 31 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

For all of the good will and good information generated by focusing on Grambling, there is still a deeper story to be told about the other great black college football programs and coaches.

//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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