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“Sundays at The Sackett” Reading Series Launches February 17!

The magazine’s reading series launches!

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ABOUT TOWN: Premiere of Children’s Musical “Show Way” — January 19

A musical adaptation of the story of a seven generation daughter-to-daughter tradition.

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Adventures In Cynicism

What gets rewarded in our culture? Generally it’s stories about the hopelessness and adversity of black life.

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Happy Birthday, Zora

Her birthday was actually yesterday, but it’s never too late to honor the queen of progressive black literature.

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Wilkerson: Mathis’ “Hattie” Is Not “The Grapes of Wrath” for Black Folks

An expert on the Great Migration trains her eyes on an Oprah Book Club favorite.

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Diaz, Mengestu Named 2012 MacArthur Fellows

Junot Diaz & Dinaw Mengestu are among this year’s MacArthur Fellows!

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READ: An excerpt from Halifu Osumare’s “The Hiplife In Ghana”

A new book explores how Ghana’s youth took hip-hop, made it their own, and what it means for the country’s future.

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UPCOMING: ringshout @ The Brooklyn Book Festival — 9/20

@ringshout takes over @franklinkparkbk for @bkbf! See you there!

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UPCOMING: 2012 Brooklyn Book Festival — September 23

@bkbf is chock full of writers representing the new black imagination

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ABOUT TOWN: The Hycide Magazine Party — September 7

@hycidemag had plenty of reasons to celebrate its first year!

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Fear Of A Black President

Some excerpts from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s tour de force on Obama, race and the limits of integration.

GOOD READ: Hate Crimes Always Have A Logic: On The Oak Creek Gurudwara Shootings

A perspective on the Oak Creek, WI shootings from a member of the Sikh community

GOOD READ: Erykah Badu to Wayne Coyne: “Kiss my glittery ass!”

In case you missed it, Ms. Badu’s choice words to Mr. Coyne

GOOD READ: Jeff Chang On The Legacy of Chuck Brown

A worthwhile read on the go-go legend

GOOD READS: #TrayvonMartin Around The Web

So much conversation–and now maybe some justice–for this young man.

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