A Wrinkle in Conviction: Ava DuVernay, Black Celebrity, and the Manipulation of Revolutionary Aesthetic
Ava DuVernay is hedging her bets, looking to portray herself as both pop culture educator and blameless conversant in a larger, more complicated discussion. I stopped being disappointed by Black celebrities a while ago. I think it was a long time
Racism and xenophobia were integral to the creation of H.P. Lovecraft’s cosmic horror, and HBO's 'Lovecraft Country' could subvert that. H.P. Lovecraft inspired many of our most popular modern storytellers, such as Guillermo del Toro, John Carpenter, and Stephen King. His
From Lucille Bogan in the 1930s to Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion today, Black women have long celebrated their sexuality. Hess Love's "Heauxin' Blues" playlist proves this. Black sexuality has been celebrated in song for generations. Suffice it to say,
Systems of oppression are breeding grounds for abuse and exploitation. The alleged abuses on DeGeneres' show are not separate from those structures. In recent months, allegations of a toxic and exploitative work culture pervading The Ellen DeGeneres Show surfaced after dozens
Train to Busan cautions us against what can happen when we don't care about other people, both personally and politically. It’s a reminder to actively practice empathy, especially when lives are at stake.