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the book is forthcoming. by Danyel Smith. a history of black women in pop. from It Books/HarperCollins (2014). now writing. tumbling this stuff keeps me inspired, and keeps my brain sane.
Posts tagged future
jawnita:

RAMPIN SHOP

jawnita:

RAMPIN SHOP

lenallure:

…I was struck by the modernity that jazz anticipated and directed, and by its unreasonable optimism. Whatever the truth or consequences of individual entanglements and the racial landscape, the music insisted that the past might haunt us, but it would not entrap us. It demanded a future… 

from her “foreword” of the novel “Jazz”
by Toni Morrison 

(via ziatroyano)