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what were the 2010s?
What Should a Slavery Epic Do?
If there’s anything the 2010s taught us, it’s that there is no getting these stories right, no honoring with grace the dead and ghosts.
Lauren Michele Jackson
kanye has spoken
Kanye Finally Answers Kimmel’s Question About Trump After World’s Longest Pause
“He would like for black people to like him like they did when he was cool and in rap songs.”
Montreal Jazz Festival Cancels White People Singing Slave Songs
Because come on, really? Seriously?
Anne Victoria Clark
Kanye Now Says He Never Said Slavery Was a Choice, It Just Sounds Like He Did
“I feel like I’m in court having to justify a robbery that I didn’t actually commit.”
Kim on Kanye’s Slavery Comment: ‘Did I Cry About it? Did I Fight About It? Yeah’
“He might say things that might get misinterpreted and people don’t see the context behind it, but I always know his heart.”
i'm so tired
Kanye Just Crashed the TMZ Newsroom to Say Slavery Was a Choice
“When you hear about slavery for 400 years … for 400 years?! That sounds like a choice. You was there for 400 years and it’s all of y’all.”
Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Interview With One of America’s Last Living Slaves
In 1931, she sought to publish an important piece of American history. Instead that oral history languished in a vault. Until now.