Cruel memories of displacement


Fifth Estate # 413, Spring, 2023

a review of Welcome Home by Clarrie and Blanche Pope. Minor Compositions 2022 When I picked up Clarrie and Blanch Pope’s Welcome Home and saw the tower block on its cover, it shook out of me a memory of watching …

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White racist violence and Black responses


Fifth Estate # 411, Spring, 2022

a review of Run Home if You Don’t Want to be Killed: The Detroit Uprising of 1943 by Rachel Marie-Crane Williams. UNC Press 2021

No Justice, No Peace


Fifth Estate # 410, Fall, 2021

a review of Prophet Against Slavery: Benjamin Lay, A Graphic Novel by David Lester, author and artist, with editors, Paul Buhle and Marcus Rediker. Beacon Press 2021

1984 Still Knocking at Our Door


Fifth Estate # 409, Summer, 2021

a review of 1984: The Graphic Novel: George Orwell, Adapted & illustrated by Fido Nesti. HMH 2021