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2019 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

2019 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

Another year in the books. The Big Smoke America is now four years old and has published over 1,700 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 from 2019.

That Funky Cold Medina: An Interview with Tony Medina

“Poet-Sheriff” and Howard University Professor Tony Medina’s craft is getting more potent by the decade. Look out, Trump, the Poet-Sheriff is right there in D.C.

The Blavity Blacks (Kamala Harris) v. “Killer Mike” (Bernie Sanders) Suffragists

Patrick A. Howell and Sara Kellel examine 2020 presidential hopefuls, Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders. Both show that all “black” candidates are not created equal. 

Why Black Panther Is the Best Film in History

Black Panther is Marvel’s first Oscar-winning film. Patrick A. Howell explores the impact of Black Panther on our history and culture, beyond the award recognition.

The Transcendental Professor: Interview with Tom Lutz

Tom Lutz has quietly been structuring one of the four corners of the Southern California literary scene. Patrick A. Howell spoke with Dr. Lutz about receiving the American Book Award in 2008 and his take on current events.

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