|Photo by Mark N. Kartarik|
|Here is an excellent photograph of Ashley DuBose -- not Mina Moore.|
This week, an open letter seriously questioned the City Pages music section's journalistic integrity and accused us of marginalizing female black musicians. This was a far more thought-out argument than the daily insults lobbed in our direction, and several prominent musicians in the community grabbed hold of it on social media.
For those unaware, the criticism stemmed from Sarah Stanley-Ayre's review of last Saturday's Tickle Torture show at the 7th St. Entry. In the story, our writer mistakenly identified unannounced special guest Ashley DuBose as Mina Moore, and Moore voiced her displeasure in the letter naming myself, Stanley-Ayre, and City Pages. I contacted Moore privately after seeing the letter, but here is a public response.More »