Danny Duncan Collum, author of the novel White Boy, teaches writing at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.
Posts By This Author
Reporting Through the Grapevines
Agents of Power
America's Holy City
When Them Is Us
Blood, Soil and the Blues
A Pilgrim in the House
Finding a Cultural Politics
Down With The Boondocks
I Yam What I Yam
What those 'Low Prices' Cost
Better Living Through Technology
Pledging Allegiance to the Imagination
Richard Wright was a political activist, but his loyalty was to his art.
The Story Preceded Us
An interview with Paul Elie on faith, writing, and the "School of the Holy Ghost."
The Boss Plays for Change
The Tupelo Miracle
How faith and a newspaper transformed a Mississippi community.
Michael Moore Brings the War Home
Color Lines and Party Lines
Race and politics in 2004.
In Iraq, the Truth is Out There
Throughout the first year of the Iraq war, the Bush administration managed to keep a pretty tight lid on the war news that reached U.S. media consumers. Embedded reporters told the battlefront story from the viewpoint of U.S. troops. And the big media institutions back home - right up to The New York