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“European Airs Coming From a Black Face”

July 13, 2021

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Roland's story leaves me breathless, especially the account of the night he stood face-to-face with an audience of hateful Nazis...

IRL

May 26, 2021

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Grief, gardening, and the Medicine Wheel

I Love Learning From Lynda Barry

April 26, 2021

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I can't wait to hear Lynda Barry's award speech!

Dr. Oliver Sacks: American Masters Biopic

April 23, 2021

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There's a great new biopic out on Dr. Oliver Sacks.

John Brown’s Crew in Comics

April 21, 2021

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A biography of abolitionist John Brown inspires me to make comics.

Wayward Author, Alice Greczyn

March 21, 2021

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After hearing her on a podcast, I'm excited to read Alice Greczyn's new memoir, Wayward.

Honoring Hazel Scott

February 26, 2021

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In honor of Hazel Scott, whose name should be as well-known as Billie's and Ella's.

In Loving Memory of Lawrence Ferlinghetti

February 24, 2021

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A tribute to a light of the world.

John Brown, Family Fave

February 19, 2021

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Thoughts on the PBS Black Church documentary and a John Brown bio.

Mama Lena Younger

February 10, 2021

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I read this play and found Mama Lena Younger so compelling; I can feel her anguish.