The Shade of You - The Indian Express
The Indian ExpressThe Shade of YouThe Indian ExpressThe year I discovered the works of Toni Morrison and Chinua Achebe is the year I met Bryan Ochieng. It was the summer of 2005, right in the middle of Delhi University's annual break. We met outside a nightclub in Mehrauli, waiting for a mutual friend ...
Posted on 15 April 2017 | 11:32 am
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel
The HinduOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia MarquezThe Hindu... as a major voice of the 20th century with a literary genre called magic realism or el realismo magico, not his invention but made famous by him; the book sold millions of copies; and he inspired a host of writers including Salman Rushdie and Toni ...and more »
Posted on 15 April 2017 | 7:19 am
#UPFRONT features MC Lyte, David &
WCLK#UPFRONT features MC Lyte, David & Tamela Mann, Nambi E. Kelley + Tasha Page-LockhartWCLKShe also opens up about mounting a new theatrical version of Toni Morrison's JAZZ and starring in NBC's "Chicago Justice." Closing out the show is "Sunday Best" Season 6 Winner Tasha Page-Lockhart. She has just released a new book titled, And the ...
Posted on 15 April 2017 | 6:02 am
Okwui Okpokwasili Explores Politics and the
The New YorkerOkwui Okpokwasili Explores Politics and the Body - The New YorkerThe New YorkerIn “Poor People's TV Room,” the performer turns her attention to historic incidents in Nigeria, the birthplace of her ancestors.and more »
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 9:10 pm
10+ Years Later: BELOVED Remains a Haunting
ScreenAnarchy (blog)10+ Years Later: BELOVED Remains a Haunting Tale of Love ...ScreenAnarchy (blog)I was a latecomer to horror film; as a kid/teenager, I was far more interested in science fiction, and was a bit of a wimp when it came to horror. Arriving at it in my ...and more »
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 11:02 am
The Bearable Lightness of Michael Dirda
Not literally—he grew up in Lorain, Ohio, whereas I’m from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. He is also 30 years older than I am, though in a coincidence, my father grew up in Lorain, a town that also produced Toni Morrison. He claims to dislike ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
The Fire This Time: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s
The literary device employed is no coincidence. Toni Morrison has anointed Coates as the successor to James Baldwin, and while that is a heavy burden for any 40 year old to bear, it is one that he just might manage to handle with grace. Despite having ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:55 pm
8 Books to Add to the Modern Brown Girl
Eventually, I found Toni Morrison, Dr. Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Zora Neale Hurston, and more. I fell in love. It is no secret that women—particularly women of color—are coming for the old guard in literary and genre-specific writing circles and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:02 pm
10 popular grammar myths debunked by a
The following sentence appeared in the verbal section of a 2002 College Board exam, and students were asked to identify an error if there was one: Toni Morrison's genius enables her to create novels that arise from and express the injustices African ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:29 am
International network France 24 spotlights
From the glamour of the Cannes film festival to 25 th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, to interviews with George Clooney, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Toni Morrison and Quincy Jones and so many more, "Encore!" is aimed at taking you to the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:11 am