Revolution! Anarchy! Retrospectives! Three shows look back at politics in art
Lew Zuchman: a mug shot for freedomFifty years ago this month, black and white Freedom Riders set out on buses for the South to challenge local segregation laws, particularly in bus terminals' restaurants and waiting rooms. Their 1961 journey became a turning point in the civil rights movement when ... More >>
Charles Ensley, who died last week at 69, was one of New York's great labor leaders, but it shouldn't shock us that the only way he made it onto the Times obit page today was via one of the paper's $52-per-line paid death notices.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 2, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 29 The Groovy Revolution: Fold, Spindle, Mutilate by Richard Goldstein FOLD You could tell something more than springtime was brewing at Columbia by the crowds around the local Chock Full, jumping and gestu ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 26, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 15 Brecht of the Juke Box, Poet of the Electric Guitar By Jack Newfield Norman Morrison burned himself to death to protest the Vietnam war, and when reporters visited his spare room they saw quotes fro ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 29, 1966, Vol. XII, No. 11 Stokely Carmichael: He Turns Them On By Don McNeill The Village Theater audience was still vibrating from the black soul-sounds of Marion Brown and Jackie McLean when Stokely Carmichael bounded on ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives September 16, 1965, Vol. X, No. 48 'Man, 17 Funerals Are Just Too Many' By Jack Newfield "He would stride cool and smiling through Hell, philosophizing all the way." That's how Howard Zinn in "The New Abolitionists" described 24-year- ... More >>
Stokely Carmichael returns to the U.N.
Recommendations by R.C. Baker
Farrakhan Brings It All Back Home
Finally a chance to catch up on all those new bands. Well, maybe not bands exactly . . .
'Parades of People Would Follow Behind'
A Mystery Virus Triggers Rumors of a Murder Plot Against the Cancer-Stricken Louis Farrakhan and Talk of a Power Struggle Inside His Nation Of Islam
Bloodsucking, headhunting, and other racial myths about new york's reputed black separatist cults
Black activists will confront killer diseases at upcoming AIDS forum in Harlem
Kwame Ture's last freedom ride
The NOW Victory Could Be Applied to Any Demonstration or Protest