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Two brilliant surrealist films get deep about race and class

October 2018

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.

Standing tall and fighting back

August 2018

Palestinians tell their own story in The Last Earth. Author Ramsey Baroud teaches Palestinian history “as told by its tenacious victims, not barefaced aggressors.”

Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

June 2018

A new documentary on Raisin in the Sun author Lorraine Hansberry, 1960s-era Black radical and artist.

Ursula K. Le Guin, ¡presente!

January 26, 2018

Tributes including by Mumia Abu-Jamal to a peerless writer of humanist, feminist sci-fi and fantasy who died on Jan. 22.