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Soul City By Thomas Healy Book Review

If a Black man has no bread in his pocket, the solution to his problem is not integration. It’s to go get some bread.

—Floyd McKissick, the intellectual architect of Soul City, North Carolina

 

Seton Hall law professor Thomas Healy released ☛SOUL CITY: RACE,

Update: Black Buck By Mateo Askaripour Book Review

There’s nothing like a Black salesman on a mission… MLK, Malcolm X, James Baldwin, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Frederick Douglass were all salesman. Hell, Nina Simone, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and every other black woman who achieved any leap of success was a saleswoman… Each and every one of these people was selling something more precious than gold: a vision.

Barry Jenkins Releases Teaser For The Underground Railroad By Colson Whitehead

ICYMI: Oscar-winning director extraordinaire Barry Jenkins released a gorgeously stunning teaser entitled “Preamble” for his adaptation of Colson Whitehead‘s 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel ☛THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD [pub: Doubleday Books] on Instagram yesterday. And in the words of actor RonReaco Lee,

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