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by Racialicious Special Correspondent Latoya Peterson
November/December 2007 Issue
This entire issue of Colorlines is worth a full, thorough read, but here are a few of the articles that caught my eye:
Wasting Away in Margaritaville (p. 10)
Exploring the construction of mega-casino, Margaritaville (a $700 million dollar joint venture between Harrah Casino and Jimmy Buffet), the article points out how the people living and working in East Biloxi have been shut out of the city planning dialogue.
Q & A: Etan Thomas (p. 16)
A refreshing peek into the mind of an athlete who embraces speaking out about social and political political issues.
Inner Peace (p. 48)
Article Tagline: “As more Americans take to the mat, Black teachers use yoga to uplift their community.”
Winter 2008 Issue
This entire issue focuses on discussing the contemporary art scene in Brazil. Not to be missed: Adelia Prado’s poems “Opus Dei” and “The Dictator in Prison”; the excerpt from the new novel Jonas, by Patricia Melo; the interview with Bernardo Carvalho, in which he says “There is nothing further from posing than art. On the contrary, literature is the affirmation of truth.”
January 2008 Issue
3 Condi Surprises (p. 29)
Condoleeza Rice wants to run for Governor of California, and may possibly run for Vice President in the future. I have no words.