Analyzing the persistent pressure on black audiences to root for products that aren't always very good.
Many critics have praised Martin McDonagh's nuanced portrayal of bigotry. But his black characters are mere devices—and the bigot's redemption never really feels earned.
For me, Christmas Carols evoke hope in a way that Christmas itself never can.
I have seen the movie seven times, and it helped me survive the summer.
Detroit is yet another example of America's need to exculpate itself by watching black people die.
Anxiety is clearest when it’s loud—and most dangerous when it’s quiet.