Black History Month 2022 Reading List: Biographies

In celebration of Black History Month, we’ve chosen to publish a new reading list every week featuring only Black authors. The first reading list covered Black Resistance, the second covered the Black American experience and this week’s reading list centers biographies; telling the stories of a few vastly different lives lived under the Black identity… Continue Reading Black History Month 2022 Reading List: Biographies

Insight on the ethics of torture

Fatemeh Keshavarz, author of Jasmine and Stars: Reading More than Lolita in Tehran, has an article on Counterpunch in which she finds lessons on the ethics of torture in the writings of thirteenth-century Iranian poet Sa’di.

The Post Our Blog Editor Wouldn’t Post Herself

Kudos to our blog editor, Ellen C. Bush, for having her book of poems, Licorice, published by our neighbor, Bull City Press. And for hitting the big time with a mention on last week’s State of Things, radio broadcast on WUNC radio. You can learn more about Ellen’s book here, and listen to the audio… Continue Reading The Post Our Blog Editor Wouldn’t Post Herself