An annotated list of the best new titles
Dyson’s sermon on racism is inspiring, but will it speak to those who need to hear it most?
In C.E. Morgan’s world, anything goes as long as it’s couched in the language of the equine.
“At any given moment, I may need to be a psychologist, centurion, street lawyer, or soothsayer.”
John Edgar Wideman counters the official record of Emmett Till’s father with a more empathetic version.
I am a black man, and will always be so. Therefore, when I move about in the United States people first see my blackness and not my education. This means ongoing vulnerability because my blackness still is interpreted as criminal through a racialized lens.
There is a danger in responding to a film like Hidden Figures by congratulating ourselves on how far we’ve come.
Leonard Pitts's story is so compelling that you barely notice how much you're learning.
White Christians have an obligation to face white nationalism head-on.