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Nate File

Nate File was a 2021-22 Black Voices in the Public Sphere fellow at Boston Review, where he writes about Black liberation and modern forms of marronage. He holds an MFA in journalism from NYU, where he studied long form reporting and writing. Previously, he has written for Philadelphia Magazine and Bedford & Bowery. You can find him on Twitter @Nate_file.

Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Nyota Uhura on the bridge of the Enterprise
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Younger voices are using technology to respond to the needs of marginalized communities and nurture Black healing and liberation.

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Inspired by the work of James and Grace Lee Boggs, many young Detroit activists are turning to forms of mutual aid to meet the needs of their communities.

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Marlon James discusses writing realistic Black characters, being inspired by African folktales, and why we don’t have to let go of the world of make-believe to tell serious stories.

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