Black Arts Movement
A portrait of Langston Hughes and Black queer Harlem.
The writer and visual artist discuss their work, experience as black creatives, and mutual love for Toni Morrison.
The poetics of the microdose.
On more than one occasion I have been accused of disliking Langston Hughes. Untrue.
“The reward is getting through the tough stuff. And that’s what’s perplexing about the art thing. When I was going to school there were kids that could draw their asses off. There were kids that were better draftsman than me, for certain. But no one was more determined than me.”