Daily Archives: December 13, 2019

The Essential Ellen Willis (2014)

“… The Who is everything about the ’60s that we now like to repudiate as laughably naïve — everything about the ’60s that inspired [Ellen] Willis, a Bronx-born, Queens-raised Barnard grad, to leave her first marriage, become a writer and … Continue reading

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Black Arts Movement

Amiri Baraka (center) and Yusef Iman (second from left) with musicians and actors of the black arts movement, Spirit House, Newark, New Jersey, 1966 “The Black Arts Movement (or BAM) was an African American-led art movement, active during the 1960s … Continue reading

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