A New Story for Black AmericansPrint
Plus: secrets of political conventions and the alchemy of crowdsourced poetry
By Stephanie Bastek
August 9, 2016
Charles Johnson questions the stories we tell ourselves about black America, eight years after President Obama’s election; Barry Goldstein gives us the inside scoop on covering the 2016 Republican and Democratic national conventions; and David Lehman explains the alchemical reactions of crowdsourced poetry.
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