Ishmael Reed

Ishmael Reed’s latest play is “The Conductor.”

Shakeup At CNN! A Fly on the Wall

What’s the Manhattan Institute Doing In San Francisco?

Why are Some Black and Hispanic Men Voting Republican?

The Warhol Foundation’s Basquiat and Mine

Blacks Will Fight Back

Fly on the Wall: The Clothes Horse

Fly On The Wall: The Slap

My Top 2021 Stories

Toni Morrison, Glenn Youngkin’s Welfare Queen

The Tutor

Booth’s Party: the Plot to Kill Lincoln

Larry Elder is Trump’s Black Face

Neoliberal New York Times Book Review Resurrects Has Been Black Pathology Hustler

The Death and Resurrection of a “Cult” Poet  

Will the Death Cult Prevail Again?

The Tragedy of Stanley Crouch

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Perry Mason Moment

Why Killer Cops Go Free

Alex Azar Knows About Diabetes

Social Media: The New Grapevine Telegraph

Bloomberg Condoned Sexual Assault by NYPD 

When You Mess With Creation Myths, the Knives Come Out

CounterPunch on Stage: The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda

Am I More Nordic Than Members of the Alt Right?

The Segregated Media Says It’s All Roseanne’s Fault

Hollywood’s Last Days?

Charles F. Harris: He Popularized Black History

Using Immigrants to Shame America Blacks

Thirteen Ways of Looking at 2017

Who’s Hollering “Hi -Tech Lynching” Now?

What Did Corporate Media Feminists Know and When Did They Know It?

The Party of Lincoln or the Party of Booth?

Black Athletes and the Mother Thing

Trump’s Irish-Americans “Without Hearts”

Millennialism or Extinctionism?

Under President Trump, Will I Be Forced Into Slavery?

Birther Tries to Flim Flam Blacks  

OJ and Jeffrey Toobin: Black Bogeyman Auctioneer

Hamilton and the Negro Whisperers: Miranda’s Consumer Fraud

Should the American Historical Association Apologize?

Before the President There Was Mr. Tibbs

Did the Counter-Intelligentsia Ignore White America?

“Django” Critics Do It For the Money? The Slanders of Quentin Tarantino

Want a Renewal? Rid Your City of Blacks

“Hamilton: the Musical:” Black Actors Dress Up like Slave Traders…and It’s Not Halloween

My Night in the Tombs: Mr. President, You Don’t Have to Make a Mistake to Go to Jail

An Open Letter to the Pope on the Confederate Flag

Mother Hubbard Goes to China

Television and the Decline of the Sweet Science

The Baltimore Show