In music and literature, Jay-Z and Percival Everett meditate on maturity, black masculinity, and the confessional drive of the artist’s life
Samuel R. Delany’s Dark Reflections and the Racial Politics of Literary Awards
Recovering writers like Henry Dumas from oblivion is a way to alter black destiny.
A story about a very good writer
The new film Dear White People runs up against the well-noted limitations of “The Talented Tenth” vanguard.