Category: Pop Culture
Revolutionaries, Agitators, and Organizers in Crime Fiction
The NFL’s cheerleader problem shows exactly what’s wrong with the league’s management: They insist on being the self-appointed guardians of America’s mythological vision of itself
The film contrasts aloof isolationism with Gates Foundation-style paternalism. It unfairly paints more revolutionary alternatives as narrowly violent
Schools and neighborhoods will continue to deteriorate thanks to the very policies and promotions that make a film like Black Panther possible
You’re Watching Him
Why should I accept the idea of black American disposability from a man in a suit, whose name is synonymous with radical uplift but whose actions question the very notion that black lives matter?
Here are the stars who are actually taking action
What this year’s Oscars tell us about where movies are headed
Black America deserves a more radical superhero to call its own
What is to be done about monsters? Can and should we love their work? Are all ambitious artists monsters?