Black American History Is Everyone’s American History

Megyn Kelly’s defense of blackface reminds us that many white Americans have a lot to learn.

Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes

I published the following post, an excerpt from my forthcoming book Storms in Africa: Notes from the Motherland, on February 1, under the title “She Don’t Remember the Queen of Soul.” It’s not about Aretha Franklin

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