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Jamaican Author Wins Prestigious Booker Prize

Jamaican author Marlon James has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for his novel inspired by the attempted assassination of reggae musician Bob Marley...

Fire & Ink: We Are Witnesses!

By Nathan James Photos by Steven G. FullwoodSo, I'm sitting here in Detroit's mile-long airport, reflecting on one of the best trips I've taken in...

Fire & Ink LGBT Writers’ Conference Underway In Detroit

By Nathan James A groundbreaking conference of LGBT writers, poets, and filmmakers is underway in Detroit, bringing together talented queer artists of color from all...

A Review: Isabel Miller’s “Patience and Sarah” Audiobook narrated by Janis Ian and Jean...

By Michelle E. Brown I am a book nerd, a library card carrying, bibliophile. There is nothing more satisfying to me than curling up with...

‘Ladies Who Lunch & Love’ A Deliciously Sweet Page-Turner

By Nathan James When a quartet of high-society women, living their lives in the rarefied circles of New York's "beautiful people" encounter personal drama, romantic...

Nigerian Novelist Reflects on Anti-Gay Law

By Katarina Hoije MALMÖ, SWEDEN — One day in January 2014, award-winning Nigerian writer and rights activist Jude Dibia woke up gasping for air.  Nigeria had...

Book Traces History of Racism, Race-Based Psuedo-Science

Robert W. Sussman, cultural anthropologist, Washington University in St. Louis ‘Myth of Race’ still a force in modern politics When it comes to race, too many...

Historian Explores Wonder Woman’s Role as Feminist Icon

Keira Williams’s first book investigated the gender politics of a southern woman who drowned her two children then spent nine days telling the story...

Interview with Dr. Charles Johnson

In 1990, Dr. Charles Johnson was only the first African American male to win the National Book Award since Ralph Ellison received the award...

President Obama and Barney Frank contribute to revised edition of Bayard Rustin’s writings

One year after the anniversary of the March on Washington, our nation witnesses public protests that highlight the lack of social equality and reveal how tensions of class and race are far from settled.