Get ready, Brooklyn! The 2009 Festival runs from July 4-6, with a block party on Sunday, July 12. Lineups have not been announced yet.
Check in at the Afro-punk site for updates and announcements.
Some excerpts from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s tour de force on Obama, race and the limits of integration.
A perspective on the Oak Creek, WI shootings from a member of the Sikh community
In case you missed it, Ms. Badu’s choice words to Mr. Coyne
A worthwhile read on the go-go legend