Articles tagged african american literature

The Myth of a Post-Racial America Is at the Heart of ‘Blinded by the Whites’

David H. Ikard's exploration of life in "post-racial" America leaves the reader with some interesting answers and even more interesting questions.

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21 Feb 2008 // 8:59 PM

Baldwin’s Harlem: A Biography by Herb Boyd

Revisionist study of James Baldwin's life fails to provide useful context.

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7 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Ralph Ellison: A Biography by Arnold Rampersad

With her Nobel Prize for literature and more impressive corpus, Toni Morrison has already knocked Ellison from his perch as modern American literature's foremost black novelist.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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