Truth Is on Its Way

In the 1970s, poet Nikki Giovanni was called “The Princess of Black Poetry.” She was friends with Angela Davis and James Baldwin, and appeared…

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In Vogue

Richard Avedon made his rep as a fashion photographer, then segued naturally into a parallel career taking celebrity snaps. His palpably alive portraits comprise…

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Blues States

The operative word here is “verbatim”: The Word for Word theater company performs short stories that way. In this case, the company takes on…

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