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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…

Letters of H L Mencken
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home     www.nathanielturner.com   Your prophecies of serious race conflicts begin to come true. I hope you let me see what you write about the Washington affair     Mencken                                                                                                                                                                        Schuyler    ]]> Books by H. L.... Read more
Letters on Africa from Ben Schwartz
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home     www.nathanielturner.com  The only black woman I had ever touched was my mammy, Maud.  And she was seventy years old and smoked a corncob pipe and used s nuff. And now I was being asked... Read more
Letters and Papers from Prison by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    ChickenBones: A Journal for  Literary & Artistic African-American  Themes     Home      www.nathanielturner.com   “A spiritual heritage reaching back for centuries is a wonderful support and comfort in face of all temporary stresses and strains. I believe that the man who is aware of such... Read more
Letters to Editor
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes       Letters to the Editor   Contact — Mission — Nathaniel Turner — Marcus Bruce Christian — Guest Poets — Rudy’s Place — The Old South — Black Labor —  Film Review — Books N Review —... Read more
Letters to Editor 2004
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes      Home        www.nathanielturner.com ChickenBones: A Journal is most excellent.  I guess you remember me. (smile)   I just wanted to let you know that I love your site. . . .  I was telling a friend... Read more
Letter to Sister Cynthia McKinney
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home    www.nathanielturner.com   The countries of Africa are wealthy, they produce rich minerals, oil, gold, diamonds and a host of other things which the world can ill afford to live without but yet they are... 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
Letter from Dillard University
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home     www.nathanielturner.com Your research will be of great interest to the Dillard alumni community. . . to scholars and teachers . . . I wish you success in continuing to mine and illuminate this material... Read more
Letter from Chinweizu
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home      www.nathanielturner.com Hence the problem of the color line is the problem of lack of the Black African power that will compel respect from the rest of humanity. it is not a problem of... Read more
Letter from Michael Moore
    ChickenBones: A Journal for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes     Home      www.nathanielturner.com   especially like how, the day after the hurricane, instead of flying to Louisiana, you flew to San Diego to party with your business peeps. Don’t let people criticize you for this... Read more