Arts & Entertainment

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We Shall Be Free!: Black Communist Protest in Seven Voices

In his preface, Walter T. Howard writes that, he hopes to "break new ground in the scholarship of the African American left."

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For Valentine’s Day, a love poem

I wrote this poem while sitting at a bookstore in Rockford, IL. In a creative mood, I heard a woman's voice - the rest is history.

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“Empire’s Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan”

"Empire's Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan," by Klassen and Greg Albo, asks the question, "Why did the Canadian government go to war in Afghanistan in 2001?"

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Black superheroes forever changed comic books

Adilifu Nama's Super Black: American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes does a great job of introducing many of today's comic book fans with the history of African Americans in comic books and pop culture generally.

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“Arrow” takes aim at wealthy elite

This show has, surprisingly, said a lot of things about corporate America that other heroes have been rather tight-lipped on.

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Syd Hoff and A. Redfield: Two sides of the same coin

An almost unknown dimension of his amazing career, discovered by his heirs only after his death in 2004, was Hoff's work for left-wing periodicals in the '30s.

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Zap! Pow! Liberator Comics takes up animal rights

The comic presents a powerful storyline involving animal rescuers, and info concerning the plight of animals involved in lab research and corporate farms.

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Prolific science fiction writer Frederik Pohl dead at 93

Author Frederik Pohl, who over decades gained a reputation of being a literate and sophisticated writer of science fiction and a supporter of progressive causes, has died.

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Reza Aslan's “Zealot” exposes Christianity's revolutionary roots

He leaves readers with a question which, curiously, he does not even attempt to answer.

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“What Lies Across the Water”: Revealing new book on Cuban 5

In comprehensive and convincing fashion the book explains how the Cuban Five came to be arrested, tried, and imprisoned.

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