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Modeling agency offers positive images of women of color

Modeling agency offers positive images of women of color

Jan. 22 | “No one,” highly-skilled veteran actor Lisa Gay Hamilton (Honeydripper, Jackie Brown) told my MSR colleague Charles Hallman for an article on the scarcity of work for Black women, ”is making millions of dollars — maybe one or two…are...

Keith meets Butch and Sundance

Keith meets Butch and Sundance

Jan. 22 |             Keith was so absorbed in his reveries that it surprised him when he found himself outside his apartment building. He greeted Jesse at the desk and was headed to the elevator. “Mr. Jackson?” Keith turned....

My Country ‘Tis of Thee: My Faith, My Family, Our Future

My Country ‘Tis of Thee: My Faith, My Family, Our Future

Jan. 17 | Ellison’s bio a cutting-edge tale of resisting bias religious and racial   By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Unequivocally a singular success, Congressional Rep. Keith Ellison is one of the more fascinating figures in contemporary politics...

Keith can’t pull the trigger

Keith can’t pull the trigger

Jan. 15 | Sandwiches finished, Keith and Kisa took their sodas and started walking toward the IRT. They got to the nearby entrance and then stood to the side, letting the mad foot-traffic come and go past them while she continued filling him in on her ex-husband’s...

Rape in the Fields: the violation of migrant women and girls

Rape in the Fields: the violation of migrant women and girls

Jan. 15 |                 There is a noxiously galling, unsavory aspect to the exploitation of Mexican migrants. Have no illusions: Migrant workers — legal and illegal alike — are taken sore advantage of as cheap...

Wake up, move on from unrequited love

Wake up, move on from unrequited love

Jan. 8 |             By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   ”The greatest love of all is unrequited love,” goes the historic quote. Whoever made that memorable statement went down in the books appreciated as a noble...

Kisa fesses up to faking it

Kisa fesses up to faking it

Jan. 8 | They sat on leather-cushioned wrought iron benches outside a gyro bodega in the small park behind the Chrysler Building. A stone’s throw, basically, across the street from Grand Central Station. Kisa dabbed a drop of cucumber sauce from her lower...

Kisa lured Keith into her hotel room

Kisa lured Keith into her hotel room

Jan. 2 | Keith had studied Kisa there in his London hotel’s lobby as they’d toasted his good fortune to be fully booked up back in New York and she’d sipped her drink. She had a marvelously girlish smile that thoroughly disarmed. They’d found themselves...

Kisa’s message takes Keith back in time to a road tour and London…

Kisa’s message takes Keith back in time to a road tour and London…

Dec. 24 | Keith woke surprisingly refreshed. Hopped out of bed, went straight to make coffee, promising himself that soon as he was thoroughly conscious, he’d call Lesli. And be careful not to mess up. There were two messages on his voicemail. One from the...

Along comes Kisa

Along comes Kisa

Dec. 18 |   As long as he was downtown, Keith decided to swing by Sheridan Square. If, for nothing else, to see what group of rabble rousers was protesting which social or political or corporate evil. Not that he gave a damn about injustice. If anything,...