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Black Experience

Black Experience

Filigree cosmic 2016 by Mauricio Paz Viola, detail
By Addie Citchens

Intergenerational reflection allows for a gracious emancipation.

Second Detail of "Missus' Leeroy Shows Out"
By Ashley Doggett

Shameless, grotesqueness.

Missus' Leeroy Shows Out
By Ashley Doggett

The wretched and the wronged.

We The People
By Ashley Doggett

Portraiture of a pitiful past.

And She Was a Ghost of An Affair
By Ashley Doggett

The Master’s whip subverts its own Aryan perversion.

Master Leeroy's Mansion
By Ashley Doggett

Exposed cruelty.

Black-On-Black Crime is a Myth
By Craig Davidson

A tired, bigotry-veiled argument is fittingly upended.

Valero BioPark
By Jessica Deaver

The spellbinding second installment of Jessica Deaver's "Zer0: Emancipation," a serialized dystopian novel.

Rooftop Scene from As An Act of Protest
By LeRoy Kangalee

Incendiary, confrontational, and necessary. The excerpt from a feature film that presents a relevant and challenging moral struggle.

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

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