We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
StoryJun 07, 2023
Professor of English and comparative literature and African-American studies at Columbia University, author of If You Can’t Be Free, Be a Mystery: In Search of Billie Holiday and Harlem Nocturne: Women Artists and Progressive Politics in New York During World War II. Her latest article for The Nation is headlined “Aretha Franklin—Musical Genius, Truth Teller, Freedom Fighter.”