12 Years a Slave
The United States Needs a Slavery Museum
As part of its reparations demands, the Caribbean Community is seeking money for cultural organizations that examine the history of slavery. Here’s why the U.S. should construct similar institutions to memorialize our peculiar institution.
Masochism at the Movies: Historical Horrors With Hitchcock and McQueen
Brutalism on screen—and its moral repercussions.
Fearing Hip-Hop: The Decline of the White Conscience
Overheated Beltway cranks and the blood on their hands.
The Revenge Fantasy: 'Django Unchained' vs. '12 Years a Slave'
Do most Americans believe that all problems—psychological, interpersonal, political, moral—can be resolved by a final competition, whether it’s a quick-draw shootout or a dance contest?