According to a 2018 study by the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative that looked at the gender, race, and ethnicity of critics reviewing top domestic films, 82% were white, and nearly 78% were male. Nearly 90% of those condidered "top critics" were white.
In left history, the two poles of “reform” and “revolution” are often counterpoised, and for good reason. In the book under review, the author tries to square the circle. The reviewer critically but comradely weighs the author’s successes.
What this book reveals, writes reviewer Leonard, "is a country that has been falling apart for quite some time, and a company that has been willing and able to turn a failure of public policy into private power."
The movie’s got Sly and the Family Stone and B.B. King and Ray Barretto and Gladys Knight & the Pips, in top, electric form. But no jolt compares to what happens in the middle of this thing— footage from the Harlem Cultural Festival.
What you don’t have is somebody going directly to the homeless population. So, once we earn the nonprofit status, once we can get some grant money, the idea is to get a mobile kitchen and put it out on the road.
Stephen Colbert tentatively celebrated breaking news on Thursday afternoon that New York prosecutors charged the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer with a “sweeping and audacious illegal payment scheme” of tax-related crimes.