Sunday, September 9, 2012

Profiles & Extended coverage on African Americans

A few profiles that I've read recently.

• September 17: "The Professor of Hip-Hop: Adam Bradley’s Poetic Mission" by Nick Romeo -- The Daily Beast   
• September 6: "The House that Hova Built (Jay-Z)" by Zadie Smith -- The New York Times Style Magazine 
• September 1: "Valerie Jarrett: The Other Power in the West Wing" by Jo Becker -- The New York Times
• August 23: "Fear of a Black President" by Ta-Nehisi Coates -- The Atlantic
• August 23: "Venus and Serena Against the World" by John Jeremiah Sullivan-- The New York Times
• August 10: "The Singular Sound of Sonny Rollins" by Christopher Carroll -- New York Review of Books

• April 29: "Who is the Author of Toni Morrison?" by Boris Kachka -- New York Magazine 
• April 26: How Samuel L. Jackson Became His Own Genre --  The New York Times -- Pat Jordan

• November: "Jay-Z: King" by Alex Pappademas -- GQ 
• October: "Rick Ross's Simple Lessons for Bosses..." by Devin Friedman -- GQ

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