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The Controversy Over Statues and How We Commemorate the Past

5 days ago   |   NY Times

Alex von Tunzelmann's “Fallen Idols” looks at the arguments surrounding 12 figures from history, and what they tell us about both the past and the present.
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A History of Modernity That Puts Africa at Center Stage

10 days ago   |   NY Times

“Born in Blackness,” by the former New York Times correspondent Howard W. French, is a deeply researched account of the continent's often overlooked role in the development of...
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Albert J. Raboteau, Who Transformed Black Religious Studies, Dies at 78

11 days ago   |   NY Times

Working in the 1970s and '80s, his scholarship helped to cement African-American studies as an academic discipline.
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As America's 250th Birthday Nears, the Shape of Its Origin Story Shifts

3 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Plans for America's 250th birthday in 2026 are getting underway. But can the spirit of 1776 survive the battles of 2021?
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10 New Books We Recommend This Week

3 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Review: Martha Washington, Hilariously Haunted by Her Slaves

3 monthes ago   |   NY Times

James Ijames's amusingly cynical and eclectic new play, “The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington,” is at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival through...
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Need a Modern Update on American History? Meet Clint Smith

4 monthes ago   |   NY Times

“How the Word is Passed” is equal parts crash course, prose poem, travelogue and reckoning.
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Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrating Juneteenth

4 monthes ago   |   Arts

Celebrating Juneteenth Date Fri, 06/18/2021 - 12:00 Paulette Beete Thu, 06/17/2021 - 22:45 Author By Paulette Beete Teaser Image JuneteenthImage 2021.jpg Body 2019 Cave Canem...
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Black Lives Drawn and Stories of Struggle Told Through Comics

4 monthes ago   |   NY Times

In her latest Graphic Content column, Hillary Chute looks at a compilation of Black cartoonists and a history of female slave rebellions.
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The Enslaved Artist Whose Pottery Was an Act of Resistance

4 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Poetic jars by David Drake are setting records at auction and starring in art museums, showcasing the artistry of enslaved African Americans.
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Why Amazon Is in Business With Judge Judy

The company hopes a new court show starring the straight-talking judge will help turbocharge its free, ad-supported streaming platform, IMDb TV. Read more ...

Casa de los vacíos / Baquio Arquitectura

Casa de los vacíos / Baquio Arquitectura

Cayambe, Ecuador Project Year: 2021 Photographs: JAG Studio Area: 323.0 m2 Read more ...

Ágora MOB / Estúdio Módulo

Ágora MOB / Estúdio Módulo

Joinville - Santa Catarina, Brazil Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Manuel Sá Photographs: Marcus Damon Area: 80729 ft2 Read more ...

What's on TV This Week: ‘Great Performances' and ‘In the Heights'

PBS's “Great Performances” debuts a Halloween-themed episode. And “In the Heights” airs on HBO. Read more ...

‘Succession' Recap, Season 3, Episode 2: ‘Judasing'

Kendall makes his pitch. Even with his siblings, he sounds like a guest on “Power Lunch.” Read more ...

TED Ankara College Foundation Performing Arts Center / Uygur Architects

TED Ankara College Foundation Performing Arts Center / Uygur Architects

Taşpınar, 2881. Cadde, 06830 Gölbaşı/Ankara, Turkey Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Cemal Emden Area: 9405.0 m2 Read more ...

Still Life Art,Bold Expressive Painting "Peonies and Pears" by Santa Fe...

Still Life Art,Bold Expressive Painting "Peonies and Pears" by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

20 "x16"x 1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Chai de la Borderie House / Office Zola architectes

Chai de la Borderie House / Office Zola architectes

Office Zola architectes Location: 17220 Salles-sur-Mer, France Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Javier Callejas Area: 96.0 m2 Read more ...

4534 circles

4534 circles

Still life, acrylic, 6" x 6" $100 Read more ...

Baldwin Shooting Details Are Revealed in Affidavit

The film's director gave the most detailed account yet of how Alec Baldwin fatally shot the cinematographer of “Rust” to a detective who included it in an application for a... Read more ...