Black Studies 3.0

A few weeks ago I listened to a WDET interview with Errol Henderson on the 45th anniversary of the development of black studies. Check it out. In the wake of the rise of black student protests over the past few years, more than a few of us have been thinking about...

Prince is Dead. Fuck.

“Art among us blacks has always been a statement about our condition, and therefore it has always been political.” —Ossie Davis Richard Iton’s In Search of the Black Fantastic is one of the most important book written about popular culture and politics ever written....

In Honor of Mary Stewart

Approximately 52 minutes ago at 4pm July 10, 2015, Mary Stewart retired from the University of Michigan after 42 years of service. At the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year I wrote the following letter to the University on her behalf: To Whom It May Concern: My...