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The activist Gloria Richardson walking past National Guardsmen during a civil rights march in Cambridge


The grace of black nonchalance
Namwali Serpell
December 1, 2020
Pillars at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, Montgomery, Alabama

The Hauntologies of Slavery

On a journey across the sea
Jonah Mixon-Webster
December 1, 2020
A photograph of Ann Petry.

Nothing New Under the Sun

Ann Petry’s The Street and The Narrows
Emily Bernard
April 1, 2019
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram

The Cinematic Afterlife of James Baldwin

Film in review
Ayten Tartici
April 1, 2019
A blurred photo of lights

In Centennial

The only ones left alive
Cathy Park Hong
January 1, 2020
Two Black Americans

San Francisco, 1956

A photograph and its afterlife
Jim Lewis
January 1, 2020
An abstract print by Jacob van Heemskerck.

Naming, Being, and Black Experience

Yale’s first Black professor on the presence or absence of names, their status and their scope.
Michael G. Cooke
December 1, 1977
Red texture in cloth

Conspicuous Erudition

The new black poetry
Jerome Ellison Murphy
April 1, 2020
A bronze sculpture of a boy. Augusta Savage, Gamin, 1929.

Four Days

Cornelius Eady
July 1, 2019
A Black woman raises her fist at a protest against police violence. Joyce by Miki J / Creative Commons

The Uses of Memory

Ecstasy in the midst of struggle
Roger Reeves
June 1, 2020