What ‘Poetic Justice’ Can Teach Us About Black Art Beyond Trauma
Can Black writing be seen as more than a product of our death and pain?
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Just as America’s horrors led Baldwin to flee decades before, I waded through my own fear as a gay, black man coming of age in an America burning once again.
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