John Ridley A screenwriter, author and NPR Morning Edition commentator, John Ridley combines his unique perspective on the intersection of politics and pop culture in the NPR blog "John Ridley's Visible Man."
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Send My Love To Linda: An Untold Jimi Hendrix Story

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For John Ridley, The N-Word Is A Line In The Sand

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A True Champion Vs. The 'Great White Hope'

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If He Hollers: Remembering Chester Himes

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I Know! We'll Make A Board Game Into A Movie

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Keep Your Tweets To Yourself

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