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The Incomparable Katharine Hepburn

Born to a wealthy family, Hepburn shot to early fame, winning the first of her four Oscars (a record) when only 26 years old, though she soon became “box office poison.” She quickly…

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Prophetic Vision: James Baldwin in Contemporary Times March 29, 2023

August 2, 2024 would have been the 100th birthday of James Baldwin. Now, more than ever, his words and ideas shape our discourse on race and identity. From Black Lives Matter, to American democracy,…

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Prophetic Vision: James Baldwin in Contemporary Times March 22, 2023

August 2, 2024 would have been the 100th birthday of James Baldwin. Now, more than ever, his words and ideas shape our discourse on race and identity. From Black Lives Matter, to American democracy,…

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Playing with the Boys: How Women Reinvented Science Fiction March 16, 2023

From the 1930s through the 1970s, male authors writing for an audience primarily composed of boys and men dominated the science fiction scene. But women writers have long been interested in science…

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Prophetic Vision: James Baldwin in Contemporary Times March 15, 2023

August 2, 2024 would have been the 100th birthday of James Baldwin. Now, more than ever, his words and ideas shape our discourse on race and identity. From Black Lives Matter, to American democracy,…

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Sampler March 14 , 2023

Frederick Douglass: An American Icon Shortly after his escape from slavery, Frederick Douglass connected with the abolitionist movement, becoming one of its most important leaders, writers, and…

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Playing with the Boys: How Women Reinvented Science Fiction March 2, 2023

From the 1930s through the 1970s, male authors writing for an audience primarily composed of boys and men dominated the science fiction scene. But women writers have long been interested in science…

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