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With an Indian taco and stick of buttered corn in my hands, nothing matches the drum beat of community. more

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The thirty-seven-year-old Iowa-raised Foster often plays outsiders and marginalized characters. His most recent film, he says, reminds us there are good people, even in scary times. more

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Cenac’s show is a look at policing, firmly rooted in the cultural landscape of America. more

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Tony Webster

I grew up with deep roots of racial self-hate. I wished I could fit in better with the dominant society. I wished to God I was not an American Indian. more

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Henrik Eger

“On the stage as Marx, I directly challenge the system.” more

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The legacy of colonialism gets sliced for sandwiches in this new Argentine film centered on a lonely, xenophobic “lost one,” poisoned by the white man’s burden. more

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Sometimes women in positions of power are just as capable of abuse as powerful men. more

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Guns, guns, guns.

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Once we acknowledge gun ownership is both a right and a public health menace, we might be able to begin a discussion. more

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It's an ode to war, written by a slaveowner and set to the tune of a drinking song, that was used to drum up support for World War I. more

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In Shot, Kagan shows us how a random shooting in Los Angeles affects the victim, and the shooter, too. more

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In Theo Anthony’s “Rat Film,” rodent history intertwines with a human geography of urban injustice. more

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The film is one of those prize indies that spools out and grows in your head for days afterwards. more

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“Zero Dark Thirty” was a despicable piece of pro-CIA propaganda, but with “Detroit” the filmmaker has redeemed herself. more

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In concentrating their attention on Gore, the filmmakers have created a fawning depiction of a flawed politician. more

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Remembering that with each rebirth the Doctor obtains knowledge from his previous form, why not be reborn as a woman? more

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Two Netflix series featuring strong women shine a light on current issues of gender and race through a historical lens. more

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Robbins and Moyers talk about their mutual distress over the current Attorney General’s opposition to bipartisan prison reform. more

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Yoon Kim

"I’ve always used comedy to deal with unpleasantness in my life and in the world." more

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"I hear this “Pow!” and look over and people are fleeing and I see Erin limping away, clearly in pain. I thought, Oh, my God! Why did they shoot Erin?" more

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