Where the Senate Majority Leader Went Wrong

January 12, 2010 nyupressblog 0

Hasan Kwame Jeffries, author of Bloody Lowndes, discusses the Senate Majority Leader’s recently revealed racist remarks at Huffington Post. Over the weekend, another white guy stuck his foot in his mouth. This time, it was

The Basketball Lie

August 13, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Check out SLAM Magazine’s excellent review of Living Through the Hoop: High School Basketball, Race, and the American Dream by Reuben A. Buford May. For many black teenagers, the perception of choices for identity in

Freedom’s Award-Winning Prophet

June 8, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers, winner of ForeWord’s Book of the Year Gold Award for Biography, was recently the subject of a long, in-depth review in The

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