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Cornel West Reflects On The 'Artistic Genius' Of John Coltrane's 'A Love Supreme'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.10.2014 | Black Voices

Fifty years ago, John Coltrane’s quartet entered the Van Gelder studio and created what many call his greatest work of all time. The four-part suite...

The Jazz Genius Charlie Parker as Seen by Stanley Crouch

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Barbara Probst Solomon

In Kansas City Lightning, the first volume of his biography The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker, the soul of Stanley Crouch joins the soul of the legendary jazz legend, with James Joyce giving his blessings from beyond the grave.

Holy Toledo and Target Too!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Is it possible to fall in love and to stay in love? Is happiness an illusory phantom? Does nothing last? It must be the time of year that prompts su...

The Peculiar Limits of Black Society in New York

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York
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Michael Henry Adams

Is there really such a thing as 'black society'? Many people certainly used to think so! Imagine, today we have one African American president an...

The NY Daily News' Stanley Crouch Fails to Understand the Legacy of Malcolm X

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Russell Simmons

Rappers, in the spirit of Malcolm X, point out contradictions. Both in their words and cultural dress codes, hip-hop defies the rigidity of people like Stanley Crouch.