“I Thought It Would Be Better for You” : A Mother, Daughter, and Racism in America in 2017

In a stirring personal essay for Vogue, novelist Brit Bennett writes about the compression of time and the emotional toll of the months since the election of President Trump.

Source: Vogue
Published: Nov 8, 2017
Length: 8 minutes (2,172 words)

Ripping the Veil

On the recent proliferation of slavery narratives in popular culture and how Colson Whitehead’s latest novel, The Underground Railroad, attempts to rewrite the rules.

Published: Aug 2, 2016
Length: 9 minutes (2,425 words)