Articles tagged american violet

8 May 2009 // 1:18 AM

Alfre Woodard felt she must tell tale of injustice

“Americans, we’re getting better,” says Alfre Woodard, sounding, well, presidential. “But it’s hard.” The actress, on the phone from Santa Monica, Calif., is

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17 Apr 2009 // 5:00 AM

American Violet

Based on the infamous Panhandle Regional Narcotics Task Force case in Tulia, Texas, American Violet makes clear the corruption and racism that pervades the official structures of its fictional town.

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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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