August 2016

the birth of a rape conviction threatens film, the birth of a nation, and rightfully so

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I was once captivated by the concept of Nate Parker's The Birth of a Nation. But in my heart of hearts, with the recent revelations leveled against him and the [...]

black swim: what simone manuel’s gold medal means for america

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Today, I've come across commentary on the internet inquiring why the media has to bring race into Simone Manuel's momentous achievement. She is the first Black woman to win a [...]