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For the last couple of decades, America has seen local governments chip away at constitutional rights. With the recent Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, it appears the far right may be on the verge of striking oil — a gusher that could overturn 1973’s Roe v…

Jonathan Majors and Zazie Beetz in ‘The Harder They Fall’ / Photo: Netflix

Throughout his recent interview with GQ, Jeymes Samuel, director and executive producer of the new Netflix film The Harder They Fall, doggedly emphasized that although his first feature is a western with an all-Black cast, it’s not a Black western.

“If Rio Bravo is not a White western and Unforgiven

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One can make a case that the fan favorite character on Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s Power spinoff Raising Kanan is its early 1990’s aesthetic — the designs under high-top fades, the apple red and baby blue BMWs, the BBS rims, the Polo––Oh lord, the vintage Ralph Lauren pieces (“Suicide” Goose…

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Aside from Columbus Day, Halloween may be America’s most trash holiday tradition. Yes, it’s even worse than Thanksgiving.

Obviously, Turkey Day’s origin is connected to the genocide of thousands of Native Americans. Yet it has evolved into a time of the year when families gather and tighten. Just as enslaved…

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Earlier this year, an old photo of Emmett Till and his mother spread across the internet. Although the picture of Till alive and smiling next to his mother had been seen for decades, its revitalization came from the fact that it wasn’t in black-and-white; the slain boy has seldom been…

A couple of new indoor vaccine mandates have begun to disrupt the upcoming hoops season before its start.

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The start of the NBA’s 76th season is less than three weeks away, and the frontrunner for the 2021–22 championship is the powerhouse least affected by Covid-19.

Initially, the projected frontrunners for…

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Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.

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