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Panther cry

New Bay anthology "Listen Whitey!" plays the sounds of black power

‘AMERICA’ the beautiful

An open letter to Glenn Ligon

A better tomorrow

Will Alexander seeks a unified-all-inclusive art theory in Compression & Purity

Looney AutoTunes: KMEL on a Saturday morning, and when urban radio was urban radio

March 9, 2011
When I made the promise to listen to 106 KMEL for this piece, I fantasized about a weekend afternoon listening to hip-hop from the...

Spirit and soul

Cody ChesnuTT moves past The Headphone Masterpiece to create freely in new ways

New thing

Roscoe Mitchell and Amiri Baraka unite to blow fire and ice in your face

Mirrors and masks

In praise of the art book during a Kindle era

Whirl trade center

Artist Fahamu Pecou builds something from the nothing of current of hip-hop

Work it!

The "New Creole Culture" of Yvan Rodic's Facehunter dances around the G word

Dark mirrors

The black dandy beams from past into future -- sharply attired, of course

Emory Douglas

GOLDIES 2009 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Bringing the militant chic of the Panther image to the masses

Sugar Pie DeSanto

GOLDIES 2009 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: The "Queen of the West Coast Blues" stays gung-ho

Foxy lady

Victor Pelevin serves up a sexual odyssey starring russian super werewolves

Anti-doofus agenda

Amiri Baraka keeps it real about America in the Obama era

See monsters

It's a Big Machine, it's a mean machine, it's a big, mean story by Victor LaValle

De La Soul is alive

Two takes on 3 Feet High and Rising, 20 years later

A distant memory

In Attica Locke's Black Water Rising, the surprises extend beyond suspense

Now you see him

A last look at "William Kentridge: Five Themes"

Uptown Thursday night

AFRO-SURREAL: Camp Lo bring the wordplay, elegance, and Bronx bravado

Call it Afro-Surreal

AFRO-SURREAL: Black is the new black -- a 21st century manifesto

Mos Def

Our once and future truth-teller

His royal highness

Excess and seduction rule the vainglorious art of Yinka Shonibare

Just dandy

Modern Menswear outfits the new aesthete's imagination

Speed Reading

Ishmael Reed's pugnacious Mixing It Up