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Quentin Tarantino Has Built His Entire Brand of ‘Cool’ on the Battered Bodies of People of Color

Much has been said about Quentin Tarantino’s latest film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and its casually racist depiction of Bruce Lee. There’s been…

Why At-Home DNA Tests Keep Failing People of Color

Jeanny King, 33, stood in line at her local post office in Surbiton, a small suburb of London, and prepared to send out another plastic…

Is Shaft Still the Icon of Blackness He Used to Be?: A Roundtable

Shaft’s back, y’all! The man with the greatest theme song in the history of movies returns to the big screen today. This latest installment follows…

Understanding Black Boyz Through the Empathetic Lens of John Singleton

When I think back on the life and career John Singleton, who died on Monday at the age of 51, I tend to focus on…