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Entries by Esther Armah from 07/2012

The 'Real Black Man' Is Dead: Frank Ocean and Black Masculinity

| Posted 07.16.2012 | Black Voices

Frank Ocean's act equals emotional justice; emotional revolution. One step at a time. One conversation at a time. One revelation at a time. Emotional justice is about giving voice to hurts - present and historical - to speaking the most intimate truths.

Birthdays, Legacies, Love, Leadership: Letter to Winnie Mandela

| Posted 07.20.2012 | Black Voices

Your ex is an icon, a living symbol, and a celebrated hero. You are not that. Your name is revered by those dismissed as marginal revolutionaries calling for now long gone times of your heyday.