There are lots of weeks when it has been rough to look at the news, but these weeks surrounding the allegations of sexual misconduct around Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been one o
The music video for Childish Gambino’s chart topping song “This Is America” won three MTV Video Music Awards this past week, including Best Direction, Best Choreography, and Best Video With
We lost another multigenerational political and popular icon this week with the passing of Aretha Franklin. Though she lived a full life, performing right until the very end, I still think 76 is far t
The first episode of the new show “Who Is America?” doesn’t live up to the hype from the Earth-shaking NRA sketch. Blogmate Simon Balto brought your attention to the viral video th
Last week I had the opportunity to tear into the newly released manuscript of Zora Neale Hurston’s Barracoon: The Story Of The Last Black Cargo with a fantastic supplemental material from Alice
Happy 200th Birthday birthday Karl Marx! Welcome to the Internet! I need to start this post by qualifying that I do not identify as a Marxist, even if I am very sympathetic to many tenets of Marxism.
Beyoncé’s debut performance as the first black woman headliner at the predominantly all-white pricey music festival Coachella has made history for mainstream music in America. It racked up an i
Controversy is stirring after the wildly successful Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi publicly described his home country of New Zealand as “racist as f**k”. [email protected] host @Duncan