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Before Black Lives Matter, There Was ‘Mangrove’

In the first installment of his ambitious ‘Small Axe’ anthology, Oscar-winner Steve McQueen takes us to London in the 1970s, where a Black community’s battles with a racist police force couldn’t be timelier

Seven Years Later, ‘Fruitvale Station’ Hits Harder Than Ever

Now streaming on Netflix as Oscar Grant III’s case reopens, Ryan Coogler’s award-winning 2013 drama feels just as raw today

Thotting at the End of the World

When the country is a giant dumpster fire, it can be difficult to discern how to show your ass without showing your ass

Let’s Break Down Ice Cube’s ‘Contract With Black America’

After getting over the initial shock of Ice Cube working with Trump, Ernest Crosby III gave the ‘Contract With Black America’ a hard look. Here’s a quick rundown.