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The Negro Speaks of Rivers

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 28, 2005
"I heard the singing of the Mississippi when Abe Lincoln went down to New Orleans, and I seen its muddy bosom turn all golden in the sunset." -- "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," Langston Hughes I h  

Cover Story: Powers Behind the Powerhouse Factory

Cool posters, cool art, cool artists

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Arbiters of cool know it when they see it, especially when they're making it. The trick is not to act like it, not to be a postmodern poseur of style without the stability of substance. The pop  

Players' Ball

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 31, 2005
University of Cincinnati Coach Bob Huggins is a boozy hick, a (formerly) good basketball coach whose black talent doesn't graduate as successfully as they play. They might not even be able to read   

Gloryhallastoopid

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 3, 2005
The Rev. Charles Winburn is a dangerous man. Sometimes intriguing, always unintentionally funny but dangerous nonetheless. Winburn is identically dangerous as many of his right-sided, church-and-s  

News: GROWth Spurt

Covington program helps women help girls

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Writing in journals and learning about nutrition might seem a soft response to the havoc Covington's poverty, flashes of violent crime and grim educational statistics can reek on its young girls.  

Hyde Park Living

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2005
In the parallel universe of race and class inhabited by Cincinnatians and Americans in general, black-on-black and white-on-white crime are identical yet somehow simultaneously different (she said   

Beat It

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 25, 2005
Do I have to beat this into you? Republican Cincinnati City Councilman Sam Malone got elected on a platform of black-on-black violence. Over grainy, closed-circuit images of black thugs looting and  

Cover Story: Black Women: The (Un)Cola

A blackalicious primer

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2005
First, a word from our sponsors: "Her beauty cannot be measured by the standards of a colonized mind." -- MeShell NdegeOcello "People always trynta find the world I'm in; I'm the envy of th  

Cover Story: We Aren't the World

Media diva Regina Carswell in black, white and color

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2005
Regina Carswell starts ... right now. I first thought Carswell was ghetto. She is from Detroit, after all. She told me she was from Detroit the first time I met her in April 2002 during fallout fr  

Cover Story: While You Were Sleeping

The myth of Mom G, not just yet

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2005
My mother's held a death wish for the entire 40 years I've known her. Except for this one day. On my 40th birthday last week she smiled at me from her hospital bed, signaling a comeback and off