The films Get Out and Sorry to Bother You reflect a welcome shift in Hollywood films. They feature Black narratives and mostly Black actors that creatively use Afro-surrealism to blast racism and working-class abuse.
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A fascinating Democracy Now! interview with the communist, multi-talented creator of Sorry to Bother You.
Palestinians tell their own story in The Last Earth. Author Ramsey Baroud teaches Palestinian history “as told by its tenacious victims, not barefaced aggressors.”
“A semi-complete history” of her reactionary tweets from vox.com. Plus: An FSP presidential slate went head to head with pseudo-candidate Barr in 2012.
A new documentary on Raisin in the Sun author Lorraine Hansberry, 1960s-era Black radical and artist.
Raoul Peck, creator of the James Baldwin documentary I Am Not Your Negro, says he made the just released Young Karl Marx for today’s generation of youth.
A Marxist thinker on why capitalism is hard-wired to be less and less democratic
Is Trump mentally ill? And does it matter?
Feb. 24: Powerful documentary showcases Baldwin’s profound ideas in his own words.
Tributes including by Mumia Abu-Jamal to a peerless writer of humanist, feminist sci-fi and fantasy who died on Jan. 22.