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Author Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) at a book fair, New York, New York, circa 1937. (Photo by PhotoQuest/Getty Images)

Kelundra Recommends 08.10.2020

Typically before each listing, I wax poetic about one thing or another. This week, I don't want to wax poetic about anything. I'm more interested in letting the words be the words. I have been giving thanks a lot lately for having the language to describe my experience of the world. What has become clear to me is that when…

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"Confrontation on the Bridge," 1975. Painting by Jacob Lawrence.

Kelundra Recommends 07.27.2020

Lately, I've been seeing a lot of posts on social media with the sentiment, "This is the ghetto and I hate it here." It's often referring to the current state of affairs with the COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter Movement, uncertainty about school starting, the upcoming election-- you get the point. There is a lot to be angsty about, but…

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I conduct a series of artist studio visits for Atlanta Magazine's HOME. For the spring issue, pre-COVID-19, I visited Niki Zarrabi. The painting above is called "SHAB," from her 2019 Femme Petale series.

Kelundra Recommends 07.17.2020

A few years ago, I read a book called Calling in the One, and in it there was a challenge to write five pages of things you're grateful for. Five pages feels daunting, but it's not about the pages, it's about the energy generated by the pages. Spoiler Alert: By the time you get to page five, you've gone from…

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I took this photo last week on a glamping trip in Hot Springs, North Carolina. The views from the French Broad River are absolutely majestic.

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"You can kill a man, but not an idea." These words, often attributed to civil rights leader Medgar Edgars, have been hanging out in my mind for the last couple of weeks. They are so widely applicable, because ideas take a long time to form and an even longer time to change. There's nothing like sitting in the house for…

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“We Carry the Dreams” is a mural by Yehimi Cambron. It depicts five portraits of DACA "Dreamers,” with the stripes of American flag in the background. It is located near Capitol Avenue in Atlanta.

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Independence Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. With all of the unrest in our country, and abroad, it's safe to say that this 4th of July feels different. In the absence of parades due to social distancing, and fireworks now feeling more like bombs over Baghdad, it's hard to figure out how to celebrate Americana. The best…

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