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1998 Stories by Lisa Jones

Archives: 1999 | 1998 | 1997
  • Slave TV

    published November 10, 1998

    Years ago I vowed not to waste any more brain cells critiquing Hollywood versions of the black experience, but the sitcom, or better yet,... More >>

  • Hair Police State

    published September 22, 1998

    The evidence: styling gel, a pair of scissors, a page torn from an appointment book, and a single hair clip. On July 1, three undercover... More >>

  • Soul Lite

    published June 30, 1998

    I have been transported. I'm in Blockbuster Video eyeing a wall-high display of videotapes of the film Soul Food. In Barnes & Noble I'm... More >>

  • Buppie Meltdown

    published January 13, 1998

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  • Buppie Meltdown

    published January 13, 1998

    Like Milli Vanilli's and Matty Rich's, hers had been a short yet glorious reign. But the New Year was here, and there was no more avoiding it.... More >>

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