The Atlantic
A Novel That Shows the Dark Side of Utopia
A Clear Eyed Look at the Early Obama Years

New York Times
Can Usher Turn America On Again (to R&B)?
Spirit Run: A 6,000 Mile Marathon Through North America’s Stolen Land

Criterion Collection
Mudbound: Friendship, Motherhood, and Redemptive Softness
Medicine for Melancholy: Love in a Hopeless Place
Looking at Cicely Tyson
Claudine: A Happy Home
love jones: Sweet Home Chicago

Oxford American
Elegy: Dawoud Bey Makes the Past Visible in the Present
Black Country: A Love Letter and Living Archive
About Her Voice: A Conversation on Mariah Carey
To The West
Big Brother
We Are Ever New
A Rhythm Nation
A Belief in Birds
Up Above My Head
“This Story Cannot Be Told Unless We Start from the Beginning”:
A Conversation with Minnijean Brown Trickey and Crystal C. Mercer

The Meaning of Soul
The Yellow House
American Harvest

Lapham’s Quarterly
A Quest That’s Just Begun: How Kathleen Collins Broke New Ground

The Point
In Her Own Time: Why We’re Still Looking for Lorraine Hansberry

Literary Hub
Mothers, Daughters, Lovers: On the Groundbreaking Art of Kathleen Collins
Life in North Memphis and the Women Who Taught Me to Read 

The New Yorker Online
At MOMA, a Hidden History of Black Intimacy on Film

Homecoming, the Live Album

Paris Review
Joan Morgan, Hip-hop Feminism, and THE MISEDUCATION OF LAURYN HILL

Welcome to Hive
When American Media Was (Briefly) Diverse
The History of Sibling Acts in Pop
Toni Morrison: 1931-2019
‘Play Another Slow Jam, This Time Make It Sweet’
Faith and Reproductive Justice are Not in Opposition
On Blackface, Bert Williams, and Excellence
A Frustrating Year of Reporting on Black Maternal Health
Michael, Aretha, Beyonce, and the Black Press
Twelve Longreads for Aretha Franklin
Why Beyoncé Placed HBCU’s at the Center of American Life
The Mastery and Magic of Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

‘People Can Become Houses’: Sarah Broom on The Yellow House
The Precarity of Everything: Reniqua Allen on It Was All A Dream
An Inclusive Guide to Lingerie and a New Take on Self-Care: Cora Harrington on In Intimate Detail
On The Meaning of Soul
On the No Tears Suite (with Dr. Melba Pattillo Beals)
Can Tami Sawyer Win Big in the Black South?
Dancing Backup: A Reading and Conversation with Carina del Valle Schorske (audio)
On The Writer-Editor Relationship: Editor/Writer Roundtable (audio)
Peter Vack in UTP Mag
Saeed Jones on Prelude to Bruise