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Sean Sisk

The artists address mental health in their newest single, “I Need Angels.” Read more

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The mayor who helped create Italy’s “hospitality town” has been arrested and banned, even as he is lauded for his efforts to welcome immigrants, reinvigorating the local culture and economy. Read more

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Every year at this time I wonder why we, as American Indians, bother to celebrate Thanksgiving. Read more

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Derek Ketchum

Country music is one of the last sectors in entertainment to acknowledge both the necessity and inevitability of gender equality. That’s starting to change. Read more

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No film this year has so potently evoked the spirit of our slippery, maddening modern moment. Read more

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How to survive family Thanksgiving and a dictatorial state. Read more

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Meg Ryan. Courtesy Electric Forest.

Partying at one of America’s biggest dance music festivals, I was looking for a younger generation determined to stand up to the Man. Read more

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The action of Daniel’s metaphorical one-act drama, “Gunshot,” takes place on a spectral set where characters wake up to their condition and decide to make a change. Read more

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The cinematic son of America’s industrial proletariat launches a blistering broadside. Read more

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The movie is Lee’s best and most radical film in decades, and a lot of fun as well. Read more

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For Lorraine Hansberry, American radicalism was a passion and a commitment. It was, in fact, a requirement for human decency. Read more

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Old-time Indian women would fry bread in the early morning and at the end of the day. I often wonder if they found solace in making the bread, like my mother. Read more

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Roemel

To say that a durag sets up a black man for failure is ignorant, at best. Read more

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

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

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Henrik Eger

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

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

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