Kobe is the NBA career leader in only one stat: missed shots. What could be more fitting?
It’s been a slow news week here in Batavia, Ohio, the taint of America. Apparently the Mueller report (kind of, sort of) came out, and liberals everywhere achieved an unbelievable tantric orgasm nearly two years in the making.
Life often gives us unlikely symmetries. We see Wisconsin, Michigan, and North Carolina falling into a diligently designed […]
Neo-Confederates insist that the many statues of Robert E. Lee commemorate only southern “heritage,” and that the revered […]
The words of Franz Kafka will likely provide cold comfort to those who already know and understand the black American experience firsthand—those for whom the disaster and the suicide that Kafka references may be familiar to the point of being banal. To those of us who do not share the exact same experience, but who might know it from some kind of family resemblance—people from the Latino/a community, who find themselves marked for scrutiny, or the Arab-Americans, South Asians, and other brown people who also know what it is like to inhabit a body that is marked as dangerous or Other—it feels like a song hazily remembered but recognizable.
In the summer of 1973, DJ Kool Herc tried something new on the turntables: by extending the beat, […]
Today’s post wraps up our coverage of the Urban History Association’s Seventh Biennial Conference in Philadelphia. You can find […]