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Operative Words

Behind the campaign curtain

Snuffed Torch

Can the Olympic myth survive?

Lax Americana

What happens if Donald Trump returns to the White House?

Zalika Reid-Benta

Zalika Reid-Benta received the 2020 Danuta Gleed Literary Award for Frying Plantain.

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Zalika Reid-Benta

The Western Front

Speaking unspoken truths September 2020
This is the book I wish I’d had in grad school when a white acquaintance made a quip about all of the “angry Black women” in our cohort of fifty (there were four of us). It’s the book I wish I’d had in high school when a white classmate demanded I “talk to those n — ,” kids he accused of stealing at a house…