“Not a thousand years ago it was illegal to teach a slave to read. Not a thousand years ago, the Supreme Court decided that separate could not be equal. And today, as we sit here, no one is learning anything in this country. You see a nation which is the leader of the rest of [...]
“The Negro in New York is an unavoidably sketchy and uneven document, compiled by the Writers’ Program of New York City during that very brief period of the WPA when it was recognized that writers existed in our country and had to eat, and even had a certain utility – though, probably, no real value. [...]
A mess o’ Mesoamerica, under Dion’s self-portrait.
A little splash of round the house fashion in a New Years video greeting card from Jumel Terrace via Deutsche Vogue. Ain’t we spiff?
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