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Race

Race

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

Intergenerational reflection allows for a gracious emancipation.

Valero BioPark
By Jessica Deaver

The third installment of Jessica Deaver’s hypnotic dystopian novel. Now monthly.

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

A tired, bigotry-veiled argument is fittingly upended.

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.

Waris Ahluwalia x Dr. Dope, detail share
By Dr.Dope

Steady and stoic, he awaits his apotheosis.

Blood, & Only The Blood, The New Engagement poetry
By Enrique Garcia Naranjo

A disarming meditation on race and racism.

By Sam Desmond

Imagine an epistolary between Emily Post and Larry Flynt.

By Brian Alessandro

A rumination on ethnic identity, change, delusion, and the fantasy of racial superiority.

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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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