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April 29, 1996 Issue - 32 Articles
- Comment: The African-American Century, pp. 9-13
The cultural centrality of blacks, and other paradoxes
- Goings On About Town, pp. 14-46
- The Talk of the Town, pp. 47-58
The man with good news for the Democrats; Willie Brown's town; W. Haywood Burns's child...
- Second Thoughts: After the Revolution, pp. 59-61
Leaders of the sixties talk about the nineties
- Dept. of Public Opinion: Black and Blue, pp. 62-65
A Yankelovich-New Yorker poll reports on how African-Americans define the issues of the...
- Annals of Law: Moving On, pp. 66-73
How would Clarence Thomas change the nature of American law? We may be about to find out
- Personal History: Black Like Them, pp. 74-81
Why are West Indian immigrants perceived to be different from other African-Americans?
- Annals of Finance: The Buddy System, pp. 82-83
Buddy Fletcher is a phenomenally successful stock trader who believes that pure capital...
- "The Bounty I", pp. 84-86
- Reflections: Notes from a Small World, pp. 87-93
The lives of ten Harvard Law School students---the only black women in their class---tw...
- The Sporting Scene: Playing Dennis Rodman, pp. 94-95
Behind the game of basketball's most outrageous star
- Profiles: Dr. Wilson's Neighborhood, pp. 96-101
William Julius Wilson is about to shake up the debate over race and class again, and a ...
- Showcase: Terry McMillan, pp. 102-103
- Memoir: "Aunt Esther", pp. 104-107
- Portfolio: Coretta Scott King and Myrlie Evers-Williams, pp. 108-109
- Fiction: The Unpublished Ellison, pp. 110-113
Two recently discovered stories, "Boy on a Train" and "I Did Not Learn Their Names," wr...
- "The Bounty II", pp. 114-115
- A Reporter at Large: The Charmer, pp. 116-121
Louis Farrakhan leads a gropu that has inspired thousands to reform their lives. He's a...
- Showcase: Bebe Miller, pp. 122-123
- "The Bounty III", pp. 124-125
- Legal Brief: Plessy v. Ferguson, pp. 126-131
The case that was used to justify "separate but equal"
- Annals of Show Business: A Crossover Star, pp. 132-135
Angela Bassett's career challenges the way Hollywood casts black women
- Easel: Home Safety, pp. 136-137
- Our Far-Flung Correspondents: Having Their Say, pp. 138-139
What are the lessons of a century-old experiment in living in an all-black community? T...
- "Incarnation in Phoenix", pp. 140-143
- Fiction: "Fush", pp. 144-146
A debut from the performance artist and poet
- "The Bounty IV", p. 147
- Domestic Life: An American Family, pp. 148-157
The South Side home of Jesse and Jackie Jackson wasn't Ozzie and Harriet's, but it prod...
- A Critic at Large: The Duke's Blues, pp. 158-163
What Duke Ellington understood better than any other American composer
- Showcase: An Evening at the Apollo Theatre, pp. 164-167
- Shouts & Murmurs, pp. 168-170
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