Ventures Category

Gordon Parks at Jack Shainman Gallery

There are countless images of young white men joyfully swimming around naked: Winslow Homer, Marsden Hartley, Thomas Eakins. But how many photos of black youth playing nude in the water can you name?

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15 screenwriting lessons from Bridgerton

The only reason we know the name of the Duke’s mother is because the badass that is Lady Danbury (Adjoa Andoh) says her name before she passes. The main story of Daphne’s suitors continues as this backstory to the Duke and all he owes to Lady Danbury becomes the subplot.

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Coming Out Reading 10/9!

Tomorrow 5-6pm Coming Out Reading at Lehman College!
Come hear the sui generis Mariam Bazeed, JK Chukwu, Edgar Gomez, and Mecca Jamilah Sullivan 🙂 Zoom link in flyer.

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‘In Praise of Fragments’ by Meena Alexander

Syntax of flesh and stone and root

Anchoring us to ordinary earth.

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