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History

How Martin Luther King Jr. Improvised His ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

Author and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the little-known improvisation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.

Books

How to Read Jesmyn Ward Beyond Sing, Unburied, Sing

Jesmyn Ward's latest novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing, inspired us to wade through her canon and offer some direction on how to read her brilliant works.

Issues

10 of the Best Books About the Transgender Experience

Though we’ve come a long way in understanding the transgender experience, we’ve still so far to go. Look to these ten books for the insight we all need.

Issues

John Steinbeck Knew the Homeless Are Human: Do We?

We could stand to learn a lot from John Steinbeck and the story he gifted us in The Grapes of Wrath - but decades later, we're still falling short.

Issues

History Shows There’s Nothing ‘New’ in News from Charlottesville

The racism via white supremacists flooding Charlottesville this weekend shocked much of America - but there's nothing new in these recent acts.

Culture

The Monster LGBTQ Readers See in Stephen King’s ‘It’

Stephen King’s ‘It’ offers a particular horror for LGBTQ readers – and it’s not hiding behind pancake makeup or in a sewer.