The book under review documents a century of struggle against the partitioning of groups on the basis of race through property markets, constructions of community, and the scourge of neoliberalism, revealing racialist ideology and means to end it.
Scholar, activist, and Grammy-award winning writer Maurice Jackson, along with his co-editor, Blair A. Ruble, have assembled a new and original group of essays that examines jazz and it's Washington, DC history.
In 2014 "She's Beautiful When She's Angry", Mary Dore's powerful documentary about the early women's movement, screened around the world. If you missed it, her film now streams on Amazon Prime and Kanopy. "Yes, we have come a long way baby, BUT..."
Via a DNA test kit, I discovered that my lineage traces back to the Yoruba people of Nigeria and the Bubi; I also discovered that, regardless of whether I knew it, my palate carries the flavors of the generations who came before me.
The courtesan in literature is an object of desire, but prostitutes of any gender are despised in law and in the popular culture. The book and film under review excoriate the reactionary hypocrisy and chart sex workers fighting back.
This book, the first 21st Century study of the frontier myth, writes reviewer Nathans-Kelly, comes at a time when "the United States has turned inward and backward with the same vehemence it once directed toward expansion and progress."