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February 11, 2021
Gary Younge is a British author, journalist, and broadcaster. He is also a Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester and a Type Media Fellow. (November 2020)
Rashly Filling the Void
November 19, 2020 issue
The Bleak Resonance of ‘Native Son’
One of the reasons Richard Wright’s Native Son remains an enduring classic is because while the racial power structure outlined in the book has evolved over the years, its basic underpinnings remain recognizable even eighty years later.
October 1, 2020
What Black America Means to Europe
July 23, 2020 issue
From the vantage point of a continent that both resents and covets American power, African-Americans represent to many Europeans a redemptive force: living proof that the US is not all it claims to be and could be so much greater than it is.
June 6, 2020
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