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“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

In his review (Esquire, Dec 12, 2016) of the soon to be released documentary I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck, based on an unfinished Baldwin manuscript, Remember This House, Manuel Betancourt remarks that “white identity is the most…

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Hollywood, Separate and Unequal

Manohla Durgis and A. O. Scott review several high-profile features about African-Americans due for release in fall, 2016.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates On Police Brutality, The Confederate Flag And Forgiveness

Ta-Nehisi Coates, writer for the Atlantic and author of an article on reparations in that journal, is interviewed by Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air, after the publication of his book Between the World and Me.  Read a review of…

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Photographer Wendel A. White Finds Beauty in a Haunted Past

In the current issue of U.S. 1, Ilene Dube describes the Wendel A. White exhibition at the New Jersey State Museum. “Entering the Wendel White exhibit at the New Jersey State Museum, one gets a sensation similar to that when…

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Book Review: Jill Leovy’s Ghettoside

According to Jennifer Gonnerman’s review in the New York Times Sunday Book Review (January 21, 2015), Jill Leovy, a reporter for the Los Angeles Times “argues that as a nation we have grown far too accepting of our high rate…

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