Helen DeWitt, Hand to Mouth

By Lee Konstantinou

Is Helen DeWitt a genius? Readers familiar with the author’s fiction will not find this question out of line. Genius is a word that comes quickly to the lips of ...

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Muslim Fashion Is Now Mainstream

By Mary Davis

Modest Fashion is having a moment. From London catwalks, which hosted the first branded “Modest Fashion Week” in February this year, to gyms and running ...

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Black Women Leaders, Then and Now

By Robert Greene II

In August 1966, Ebony magazine published an entire issue devoted to “The Negro Woman.” In it was an article by television personality and journalist ...

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Keyword of the Week: American Internment

Sanctuary Syllabus

By NYU Sanctuary

On January 27, 2017, Executive Order 13769 went into effect, banning foreign nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Within hours, Customs and Border ...

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Teaching Kids to Resist

By Suzanne Enzerink

Do you know who Fred Korematsu is? He is not yet a household name like Rosa Parks or Martin Luther King Jr., despite the integral role he played in protesting the incarceration of Japanese Americans ...

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Native Stories from Native Perspectives

By Cutcha Risling Baldy

“We are from people that have been forced to give up everything and we have this one opportunity to give something to ourselves and we’re going to take it. We are fucking taking it. Even though ...

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