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Tag Archives: racism
Dr. Sayantani DasGupta on the travesty of the trial of Purvi Patel and what it says about race, America and women’s rights now. Continue reading
At its height, the “Disco Sucks” movement drew fifty-nine thousand people to a Chicago stadium to watch a shock jock explode LPs, inciting a full-on riot of mostly white dudes. WTF? Our Robert Burke Warren, who became enamored of disco in the lusty confines of a Catholic school broom closet, writes about the music that arrived at the same time as his teens, and how it inspired him.
De Facto feminists, black women fighting/finding contingency, building bridges, breaking bread, all in a country that counts them out. Judy Juanita tallies up all the ways feminism finds its way.
Jarret Middleton deconstructs the Ferguson grand jury decision and the deeper meaning of the killing of Michael Brown.
Vampire stories, while timeless, are really only as narratively rich as the world they emerge from and thematically draw on.
Jose Padua finds that the Civil War is hardly over in his hometown, and standing one’s ground, might be something like a smile, which isn’t exactly well received. The state of race in the South…
If we offer a viable, legal way for people to come and work, and then return to their country at the end of the growing season, we will practically eliminate illegal immigration. Katie Arnoldi and Greg Olear investigate.
Walking while black, Derek Bardowell looks at how racism pervades every part of the street, subtly pressed into the corners and curbs of London.
A devoted film-goer takes on the vitriol aimed at Tarantino’s most recent additions to American cinema, and mulls over the legitimacy of revenge fantasies.