Leroi Jones

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Clip Job: LeRoi Jones, Art D'Lugoff and Nat Hentoff Duke it Out

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMarch 18, 1965, Vol. X, No. 22Gig at Gate: Return of the White Liberal StompersBy Jack NewfieldGoateed, immaculately dressed Negroes looking for a pogrom, carefully coifed Hadassah ladies looking for a lynching and impassive hipsters looking f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Clip Job: Newfield Interviews LeRoi Jones

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesDecember 17, 1964, Vol. X, No. 9LeRoi Jones at Arms: Blues for Mr. WhiteyBy Jack Newfield"Do not understand me too quickly" has been the insistent injunction of Andre Gide and Norman Mailer. It might also be the motto LeRoi Jones inscribes on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Clip Job: Jack Newfield's 'Mugging the White Liberal'

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 25, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 36Mugging the White LiberalBy Jack NewfieldImagine three goldfish dropped into a fish tank filled with sharks. Or imagine Billy Budd mugged by the Emperor Jones.Then you might have some idea of the malevolent and paran ... More >>

  • Art

    November 14, 2006
  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    The Birth of the 'Voice': 1955–1965

    From the Beats to Civil Rights, Lenny Bruce to Warhol's Factory . . .

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Nationalism of Fools

    Farrakhan Brings It All Back Home

  • Theater

    July 2, 2002