Daily Archives: May 12, 2019

The Passionate, Progressive Politics of Julia Child

After the wild success of “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” Child cultivated an apolitical mien. But, as she became more comfortable with her fame, she spoke more openly about her beliefs. “In 1942, Julia McWilliams moved from New York … Continue reading

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A Black Panther Guide To Algiers

August 9, 1969 Black Panther Community News Service cover. “For a brief spell in the early 1970s, global revolutionaries flocked to Algiers much in the same way that galactic freighter pilots descended on Mos Eisley. They came at the behest … Continue reading

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