Cover Photo: photo by Lemuellz/flickr
photo by Lemuellz/flickr

The Other Side of a Smile

“Smiling is a black man’s telekinesis.”

Native Son

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Stephen Kearse is a freelance writer and critic. He's previously written for Slate, The Toast, Seven Scribes, and Paste Magazine, among other outlets. He frowns when he writes.