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In too many black coming-of-age films, black people don’t have lives, they have agendas. In 1991’s “Boyz N ...

The best of “The Birth of Nation,” which Nate Parker directed, co-wrote and stars in, rattles you with ...

The terror and horror of this day fifteen years ago permanently traumatized this country in a way that, ...
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“Finding Dory,” the sequel to Pixar Animation Studio’s 2003 classic, “Finding Nemo,” swam into theaters on Friday. The ...
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his Father’s Day weekend, my mind keeps running back to the strong fictional images of fatherhood throughout my ...
Black girl lounging in bed. Photo via Flickr (Good_1)

In the Fall of 2012 during my freshman year at Howard University, I was introduced to the grave ...

ow 2016, you’re really trying to show us just how fleeting life can be, aren’t you? I’m going ...

  Editor’s Note: This article was edited April 21 to reflect recent updates. “Nina” may have arrived in theaters ...

Editor’s Note: This post was originally posted on Malika’s WordPress. The words are her own. This was republished ...
Mike the Tiger on game day at LSU.

Editor’s Note: April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and throughout the month we are collecting letters and stories ...

  ast month, the Criterion Collection sent me Charles Vidor’s 1946 noir, “Gilda,” starring Rita Hayworth. The Criterion ...
Black girl lounging in bed. Photo via Flickr (Good_1)

n light of all the artists I really admire being so open on their mental health, I figured, ...
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