Why the Extraordinary Story of the Last Slave in America Has Finally Come to Light

Zora Neale Hurston’s Barracoon was written in the 1930s, but has only just been published. Why has it taken so long for the remarkable story of Oluale Kossola to be made public?

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The Last Poets – The Hip-Hop Forefathers Who Gave Black America its Voice

It is half a century since the Last Poets stood in Harlem, uttered their first words in public, and created the blueprint for hip-hop. At an intimate open house session, they explain why their revolutionary words are still needed

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‘A blemish on America’ – Spike Lee Denounces Trump for Charlottesville Response

Director of BlacKkKlansman calls president a ‘motherfucker’ and explains how he spoke to victim Heather Heyer’s mother to clear use of footage of last August’s attack

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