Issue 18

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Issue #18

Eisa Nefertari Ulen
Laylah Amatullah Barrayn sat down with Eisa Nefertari Ulen to discuss Eisa’s novel Crystelle Mourning, Brooklyn bohemia, and her inspiration for becoming a writer.

Patricia Smith
Fresh off the success of a critically received new book of poetry Teahouse of the Almighty, Patricia Smith met with Nicole Sealey to discuss her work and life.

Walter Mosley’s Sexcapade
The prodigious one, Walter Mosley took a break from writing novels, sci-fi, nonfiction, et. al. just long enough for D. Scot Miller to talk about Mosley’s “sextential” Killing Johnny Fry. Continue reading

Issue 14

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Issue #14

Generation Flex
Former Source editor Bakari Kitwana and author of The Hip Hop Generation: Young Blacks and the Crisis in African American Culture, brings an educator’s voice to the dialogue of hip hop and race.
by Thabiti Lewis

Rican Havoc
In five Q&As, hip-hop head and scholar Raquel Rivera, New York Ricans From the Hip Hop Zone, breaks down hip hop in black and brown.
by Ron Kavanaugh Continue reading