The Return of Homer’s Women

By Eleanor Johnson

Emily Wilson’s Odyssey, Pat Barker’s Silence of the Girls, and Madeline Miller’s Circe speak the lost and muted voices of ancient Greek women ...

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Black Speculation, Black Freedom

By Petal Samuel

Many black scholars—especially those who study black life, history, and culture—would recognize an uncomfortable and familiar situation that epitomizes ...

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How Haiti Got Free

By Mary Caton Lingold

I vividly remember the rush I felt after my first encounter with the story of the Haitian Revolution. It was a sudden and miraculous sense that everything was not as it seemed ...

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And the Women Shall Lead Us

By Stephen G. Hall

Our historical and contemporary images of black nationalism privilege the masculine. This is true whether in distant or recent memory. Images of black men dressed ...

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