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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesOctober 26, 1961, Vol. VII, No. 1Voice Begins Seventh YearWith this issue, The Village Voice enters its 7th year of publication. Volume I, Number 1 was dated October 26, 1955. The anniversary comes at perhaps an unpropitious moment. Owing to labo ... More >>
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