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Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ is a Masterclass on Modern White Supremacy

  Get Out is an instant classic that perfectly matches horror, satire and social issues to shine a light on aspects of racism rarely discussed. How do you unpack what is basically a perfect movie? Certainly, to call a movie “perfect” is often an experiment in hyperbole, but what first-time director Jordan Peele (of Key and Peele fame) manages to pull… Read more →

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Catching Destiny: The Chicago Cubs are Finally World Series Champions

After more than a century of futility, the Chicago Cubs can finally call themselves champions. As the curtain falls, where were you when history happened? I started this article somewhere in the middle of the eighth inning of last night’s decisive Game Seven of the World Series, a few pitches before Cleveland’s Rajai Davis, who spent the night hitless, slammed a… Read more →

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The Promise and Problems of ‘The Birth of a Nation’

Nate Parker creates a seminal work depicting the life of Nat Turner in The Birth of a Nation, but in doing so, he also compromises to the point of betrayal. Nat Turner was not a man of sound mind, at least the real Turner, not the version depicted in Nate Parker’s debut film, The Birth of a Nation. As the… Read more →

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A Message to the White Man (and Woman) in America

I think it’s time we had a talk. You may not want to listen, you may not want to care, but I can assure you, we’ll both be better off if you did.  For so long, and especially now, we’ve spent more time talking at each other than to each other. While life for all of us here in America is… Read more →

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Why We Absolutely Need the Dickoupage Project

When Sabrina Cognata created the Dickoupage Project, she wanted to shine a light on the evil that men do. A year later, she’s proven why it still matters. If there is such a thing as an Alpha male, Sabrina Cognata truly represents the Alpha female. As an alpha, she effortlessly presents herself as strong, and dare I say, majestic. She intimidates those… Read more →

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