American Violet

American Violet | 17 Apr 2009 // 12:00 AM

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.


Alfre Woodard felt she must tell tale of injustice | 7 May 2009 // 8:18 PM

"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 talking about

//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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