Articles tagged al sharpton

25 Aug 2008 // 1:14 AM

The Black List, Vol. 1

As Lou Gossett Jr. recalls his childhood and early career in Greenwich Village for The Black List, Vol. 1, he sits in a depthless space, a gray screen behind him.

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CHICAGO - A national protest Tuesday to ban misogynistic and offensive lyrics in hip-hop music renewed the debate over the genre’s role in shaping

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12 Jul 2007 // 11:39 PM

NEW YORK - Cue the theme music from “Rocky.” With former Mayor Rudy Giuliani still the top-ranked Republican White House contender, the Rev. Al Sharpton

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26 Apr 2007 // 5:01 AM

The Reverend Al Sharpton held the annual conference for his National Action Network last week in New York. The event, affectionately dubbed the Sharpton Primary

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Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

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When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

When the Levees Broke, elegant and anguished, encourages you to see, and more importantly, to care about and act on what you see. It is political in the most significant sense, and won't let you forget it.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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