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Johnny DuPree Aims to Win Mississippinew

Johnny DuPree needs 38 percent of the white vote to become the first black governor of Mississippi.
Jackson Free Press  |  Lacey McLaughlin  |  09-01-2011  |  Elections

Father, husband, schizophrenicnew

Schizophrenia afflicts three times as many blacks as whites. David Mailey is among its victims, but he’s persevering.
Chicago Reader  |  Steve Bogira  |  08-12-2011  |  Features

Just When You Thought it was OK to be African American, it Looks Like Negro is Backnew

The word negro — which ungraciously left the American linguistic stage sometime in the 1970s — has recently rejoined the mainstream discourse. And it looks like it’s not poised for an exit anytime soon.
New York Press  |  Jamaal Young  |  02-04-2010  |  Race & Class

Blaxploitation-Inspired French Action Flick 'Black' is Rife With Weirdnessnew

Turning thumbs up or down on this movie would be a complete waste of time. Why? Because your opinion will change every five minutes (which is, perhaps, more than enough reason to justify its existence).
The Georgia Straight  |  Mark Harris  |  09-22-2009  |  Reviews

Coffee Achieversnew

Black Gold goes behind the scenes of our coffee jones.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  11-10-2006  |  Reviews

Progressive Candidate Moves to Knock Others Off Ballotnew

If she succeeds in challenging the right of several rivals to run for City Council, Rosie Mendez could become the only nonwhite candidate in New York City's District 2.
The Village Voice  |  Jarrett Murphy  |  08-04-2005  |  Politics

Other Englandsnew

Who wrote Hamlet? Did Christopher Marlowe help William Shakespeare? Plus, the tragic vision and mystical romance of Joan Aiken's Wolves Chronicles.
Boston Phoenix  |  Jeffrey Gantz  |  06-20-2005  |  Fiction

Waxing Prophetic: Edan Makes Hip-Hop For Art's Sakenew

"This shit is a majestic art form," Edan maintains of hip-hop, "and it has the potential to encapsulate the most intricate musical ideas."
Boston Phoenix  |  Nick Sylvester  |  05-06-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Holy Steamrollersnew

The religious right attempts a coup against the federal judiciary. Will it succeed -- or prompt a backlash?
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  04-28-2005  |  Politics

High Times: the Magazine for Serious Cannabis Smokersnew

After a brief stint as a slick, celebrity-driven version of the Nation, the pot-appreciation magazine High Times is back to its roots -- and readers are inhaling deeply.
Boston Phoenix  |  Camille Dodero  |  03-21-2005  |  Media

Black is Backnew

The Pixies' leader talks about the break-up, the reunion, and the band's return to Boston.
Boston Phoenix  |  Matt Ashare  |  11-29-2004  |  Profiles & Interviews

Catch and Release: A Plan to Reduce Racial Profilingnew

A Colorado law designed to combat racial profiling requires police to offer a business card if they detain someone in a traffic stop but don't cite or arrest them. A group called One Nation Enlightened is educating youth about their rights to obtain those elusive cards.
Westword  |  Jared Jacang Maher  |  09-20-2004  |  Crime & Justice

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