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Toni Morrison Nobel Lecture

Toni Morrison Nobel Prize
Novelist and writer Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford, February 18, 1931 – August 5, 2019), received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. Here is the speech she gave on that occasion.

White Power: At Home and Abroad

Thomas Meany London Review of Books
Two differently themed books complement each other; one on the rise of white power at home and the other on anti-communist adventures abroad show the domestic scourge nurtured by foreign experiences even as the global Right employed its services.

Indecent Advances

Michael Nava Los Angeles Review of Books
Here is a book, says reviewer Nava, that makes "a significant contribution to queer history and to understanding the forces that shape contemporary queer identity."

BURKINABÈ RISING: The Art of Resistance in Burkina Faso

iara Lee Culture of Resistance Films
Burkinabè Rising showcases creative nonviolent resistance in Burkina Faso, a small, landlocked country in West Africa, home to a vibrant community of artists and engaged citizens, who provide an example of making inspirational political change.