Black on Both Sides, Vol. 7

On literary whiteness, “You Wouldn’t Understand” by Nas, the Case for the 1619 Project, and Blackness.

The Nation ran an interview with professor Richard Jean So called “The History of Publishing Is a History of Racial Inequality.” His research noted that “between 1950 and 2000, 97 percent of the novels published by Random House were written by…



I write to explore Black personhood, the life we have built in the shadow of full citizenship. Follow me on Twitter @Established1865.

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Hal H. Harris

Black on Both Sides. Medium Writers Challenge Winner. The founder of Established in 1865. I Tweet @Established1865. E-mail is