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I Tried to Be a Communist

Then political problems rose to plague me.  Ross, whose life I had tried to write, was charged by the Communist Party with “anti-leadership tendencies,” “class collaborationist attitudes,” and “ideological factionalism” — phrases so fanciful that I gaped when I heard them. Books by Richard Wright   Richard Wright: Early Works  /…

I Weep For My Country

 We flaunt our superpower status with arrogance. We treat UN Security Council members like ingrates who offend our princely dignity by lifting their heads from the carpet. Valuable alliances are split. Books by Robert C. Byrd Robert C. Byrd: Child of the Appalachian Coalfields / Losing America: Confronting A Reckless…

Sex at the Margins

Sex at the Margins Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry By Laura María Agustín This book explodes several myths: that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work, that migrants who sell sex are passive victims and that the multitude of people out to save them…

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Liberals Hate the Military
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home    www.nathanielturner.com  Once the world envied when it came to primary and secondary education, America no longer ranks amongst the world’s top 20, having made a Faustian compromise that has placed us at the top... Read more
Liberated Territory

Liberated Territory

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    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home       www.nathanielturner.com By focusing on the diversity of local histories beyond Oakland and Los Angeles, the contributors to this volume reconstruct a more complex and illuminating portrait of the Black Panther Party.  The mission... Read more
Liberation Memories Reviews
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home      www.nathanielturner.com No serious history of the development of the African American novel from the 1950s onward can be written without reference to John Oliver Killens. A two-time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize and... Read more
Liberia Beauty Pageant
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home     www.nathanielturner.com Happy 160th Birthday Showcasing Liberia’s Resources Through Fashion    ]]> Happy 160th Birthday Showcasing Liberia’s Resources Through Fashion   August 2007 Washington, D.C. On July 26th at the Liberian embassy’s annual Independence Day reception for... Read more
Liberia The Willis Knuckles Saga
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Liberty and Empire

Liberty and Empire

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    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home       www.nathanielturner.com Even Paul, should he be elected and effect the gold standard, wouldn’t change much.  Chomsky would be happy with his mid-east policy, and Vick would benefit financially from the deflation.  ... Read more
Letter to Barack Obama:  Adolfo Perez Esquivel
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home      www.nathanielturner.com I believe, Barack, that after following your erring way, you find yourself in a maze, unable to find the exit and you are burying yourself more and more in violence, devoured by... Read more
Letter to Bob Kaufman
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home     www.nathanielturner.com Needles, booze, high-steppers / with dangerous eyes. Believe this, brother, we’re dice in a hard time hustle. / No more than handfuls of meat.       ]]> Books by Yusef Komunyakaa I... Read more
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home       www.nathanielturner.com I do not see, in the improvement of the Negro’s economic condition, the solution to the “American Dilemma.” It is just one of the more important factors that must be changed to... Read more