Some interesting finds as of late–let me know if yall find these listings interesting or not.

  • The NYT’s features Calvin Sims in a great series of interviews called “The Conversation,” including his latest feature with Reverend Calvin Butts, pastor of the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church, and Larry Kramer
  • Tip of the hat to Kenyon for the link to Aishah Shahidah Simmons’ interview: “The Myth of Black Women’s Progress”
  • Little has changed on wiretaps–oh wait, add Israel to that list now too
  • Police brutality in Queens (sorry for the NY focus)
  • Freedom archives
  • 2008?
  • Appalachian Youth Speak Out on the Immigration Debate
  • And the winner is? Economic populism
  • Alice Walker’s essay adapted from her new book, We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Light in a Time of Darkness (The New Press).