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2002 Stories by Thulani Davis

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  • Trent Lott, Call Home

    published December 24, 2002

    If it's good news that Senator Trent Lott is no longer majority leader, is there some reason African Americans in Mississippi should be satisfied?... More >>

  • Post–9-11 Civil Rights

    published December 17, 2002

    Early this month, former Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson attacked the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) for not being aggressive enough in dealing... More >>

  • Liberation Songs

    published November 26, 2002

    The hope and the temptation of a festival drawing on films from the African diaspora is that it will provide insights on the connections between... More >>

  • Taslima Nasrin Speaks (Still)

    published November 12, 2002

    "Some of my uncles were in the march against me and demanded that I be hanged," said Taslima Nasrin last week, as she described street protests... More >>

  • The Fire This Time?

    published September 17, 2002

    People perhaps remember the UN World Racism Conference in Durban, South Africa, last year for the noisy departure of the delegations from the U.S.... More >>

  • Slam Queen vs. Inaugural Poet

    published September 3, 2002

    After four months of controversy, Los Angeles-based poet Wanda Coleman, recipient of the 1999 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of... More >>

  • June Jordan, 1936–2002

    published June 25, 2002

    The loss of June Jordan is a great one—a loss for the legions who took up writing poems because she inspired; a loss for friends she held... More >>

  • Be There Now

    published May 21, 2002

    According to Buddhist sages of another millennium, the age of Buddha would end 1500 years after his death. That was probably never meant to be... More >>

  • What Becomes a Legend Most?

    published April 2, 2002

    People outside of her family may never know why Malikah Brown, one of the six daughters of Malcolm X, loaded up a sizable collection of his... More >>

  • Spinning Race at Harvard

    published January 15, 2002

    Cornel West, a professor of Afro-American Studies at Harvard, says he's sore that all the noise about his unhappy job review from the Harvard... More >>

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