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Here is a great video on the effects of the "Crack Baby" hysteria of the early 80s. One thing I did…
"Convenient race-talk" from a president who ought to know better
My sense is that there is a need for an open thread today. I don't think I should say much more.
Two more posts on the topic that are worth reading
In a world where Kevin Garnett, Harold Ford, and Halle Berry all check "black" on the census, even the argument that racial labels refer to natural differences in physical traits doesn't hold up.
François Truffaut's 1977 L'homme Qui Aimait Les Femmes (The Man Who Loved Women) isn't exactly about what its title suggests.
Here's a video with The New Yorker's Richard Brody's giving his take on François Truffaut's…
It's not that Gatsby can't be filmed. It's that it can't be filmed by this Hollywood.
The show's almost-literary richness makes it infinitely rewatchable.
A Donald Glover track sans Donald Glover, plus Ghostface
Finally heard Childish Gambino's Royalty. I think this is the only track on the album without…
Jason Richwine's place in the long history of research on race and IQ
Flipping off an athlete, as Filomena Tobias did to Joakim Noah, is beyond OK.
Jay-Smooth takes on the autotuning of Charles Ramsey and does what only he can do. Aisha Harris…
A generation of young black people saw their families' middle-class values earn their parents pariah-class treatment.
Even the game's creator agrees I shouldn't have to play with others in order to play at all.
A few weeks ago, having finished, Antony Beevor's The Second World War, I was trying to grapple…
Mountain Dew drops Lil Wayne; Reebok cuts Rick Ross. Turns out, words have a price.
I'm working on a story right now that is rooted in the racial wealth gap and New Deal era public…
If you haven't seen Ken and Sarah Burns' Central Park Five documentary, I'd urge you to…