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Passing On: Amiri Baraka, Suzan-Lori Parks, Claudia Rankine

January 22, 2014 James Baldwin probably felt a tinge of jealousy at the sight of Amiri Baraka, Maya Angelou, and Toni Morrison at his funeral. Thousands of people there, and those three in particular, so eloquent in their tribute, but … Continue reading

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Suzan-Lori Parks, Diane Paulus, Deidre Murray : Three Women Collaborating

October 9, 2014 It won the 2012 Tony for the best musical revival, but the New York Times didn’t much like it, ┬ámissing Gershwin’s full operatic scores in this “thinned-out” and “heavily-cut” version. Having no deep connection to the original, … Continue reading

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