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Delano last won the day on September 3

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  1. I didn't know he was an intellectual and social critic. I wrote him off because he dismissed Miles Davis and was praising Wynton Marsalis. I just assumed he was a conservative and so I didn't pay attention to him. I just watched a documentary on Baldwin, and I have seen people quote Baldwin I don't think we will be quoting Kanye despite his celebrity.
  2. I think I may have heard him in person. I also had heard of more of the white performers . However I was more familiar with the Black artists . Even though though I was hanging out with an artsy crew I made a concerted effort to see Black artists . I felt it was important to see certain artists before either of us died . I also had low financial obligations. Stanley Crouch points out that we are more familiar with the white copy than the same Black originator . I can name more actors in the last thirty years years than politicians throughout history .
  3. The signers of the declaration of independence were all men of means except for a few. There is paradoxical relationship between their espouseed ideas and their lifestyles
  4. The New York I knew no longer exists. In fact it was disappearing before I left. I am in Oz and life is good. Even while i was there I recognised the transient nature of the city. So i lived like a tourist and tried to experience the many sides of the City.
  5. Hey @Troy are you familiar with her work. Ran into her at the St Mark's Poetry Project. Richard Forman was reading this wild piece of writing. I was laughing and she asked me if I was a writer. She would go on to write Top Dog and Under Dog which starred two of my favourite actors Don Cheadle and Jeffrey Wright. She also wrote Venus. MacArthur “Genius” Award recipient, and in 2015 was awarded the prestigious Gish Prize for Excellence in the Arts. Other grants and awards include those from the National Endowment for the Arts, Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, New York State Council on th
  6. 'A New Moment for Black Bookstores' by Eugene Holley Jr. Eugene Holley Jr. profiles four Black booksellers for Publishers Weekly in “A New Moment for Black Bookstores.” He writes the following: The publishing world has had to adapt to a business landscape that is rapidly changing as a result of the pandemic and the response to continuing police violence against unarmed Black people. The 130 Black-owned bookstores in the U.S. have had to deal with these broader challenges, as well as with cultural and economic forces that uniquely affect them. … As challenging as this period is f
  7. Donald Trump has already won, yet you may have to send me that Fity. @Troy
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