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Articles tagged ishmael reed

Wednesday, February 25 2009

Blind Man with a Pistol: Ishmael Reed’s Misguided Pow-Wow

Anyone who has witnessed affirmative action policies in play can tell you that bad apples are chosen to fulfill a quota, not unlike a cop who harasses every citizen who bears a vague resemblance to a wanted suspect.


Tuesday, November 11 2008

Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story

Of the many historic changes signaled by Barack Obama's election, the defeat of divide-and-conquer politicking is among the most profound -- even if this demise is temporary.


Wednesday, October 15 2008

Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story

Lee Atwater is remembered as brilliant or shameful, effective or destructive, his life part American Dream, part horror movie.


Tuesday, October 14 2008

Mixing It Up by Ishamel Reed

Reed's viewpoint is that of the seditionist, but as is the nature of such things, such fixation can narrow one's perspective.


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