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Queen & Slim | Movie

A "driving while Black" police stop turns a first date into a fugitive nightmare. Read a full review here.

After Parkland | Documentary

The intimate and moving story of families of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School navigating their way through grief, and searching for new meaning in the immediate days, weeks and months after the Parkland shooting that left 17 dead, the private journeys of these families as they rose to challenge the nation to end gun violence

The Powerful Perspective of 'Queen & Slim'

Jelani Cobb The New Yorker
The story of “Queen & Slim” is propelled by an arbitrary traffic stop, in which a police officer detains a couple on a first date, played by Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith

Filming the Black Belt: An Interview with RaMell Ross

Max Fraser / RaMell Ross Dissent
Our culture is saturated with media representations of young black men. Rarely do we see their lives unfold as they do in Hale County This Morning, This Evening—as full inhabitants of their own prosaic and grand humanity.

Friday Nite Videos | October 4, 2019

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Impeachment Is Broken. Impeach Trump, Anyway. Jokerman | John Cruz. The Day Shall Come | Movie. Trump Tries to Normalize His Criminal Behavior by Doing It in Public. Dr Quantum - Double Slit Experiment.

The Day Shall Come | Movie

A British-American black comedy featuring FBI sting operations that bear uncanny and unsettling similarity to actual FBI sting operations.

Friday Nite Videos | April 5, 2019

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Trevor Noah Interviews Bernie Sanders. Behind the Doodle: Celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach. You Won’t Believe What Obama Says in This Video! Faces Places | Movie. Attorney General Barr Is Caught in a Double Mueller Bind.

Friday Nite Videos | March 29, 2019

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All the Other Reasons Trump Is a Bad President. Seeds of Freedom | Manu Chao. Jacinda Ardern's Full Christchurch Speech. Brexit Teens: Coming of Age During Political Chaos. Movie | US.
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