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The Incendiary Life and Times of James Baldwin

Bill V. Mullen's James Baldwin: Living in Fire is an important addition to the ongoing assessment and examination of a writer whose legacy remains vital to this day.

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'So You Want to Talk About Race'?

Author and activist Ijeoma Oluo pens a user-friendly yet pointed examination of how to face and start dismantling America's racist society.

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'The Force' Explores The Complexities of Law Enforcement Reform

The Force, which details the Oakland Police Department's recent reform efforts, is best viewed as a complementary work to prior Black Lives Matter documentaries, such 2017's Whose Streets? and The Blood Is at the Doorstep.

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'Rebellious Mourning' Explores Getting Through the Darkness to the Other Side

Those on the journey -- from initial mourning to grieving (finite or long-term) -- must have a guide.

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In 'The Blood is at the Doorstep', a Family Suffers From an Intransigent Criminal Justice System

Erik Ljung's work is an auspicious cinematic debut which reminds that for every criminal justice statistic, there's a stirring story which deserves to be deeply considered.

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Sundance 2017: 'Whose Streets?' + 'Dayveon'

On opening night at the Sundance Film Festival, two films raised questions about how black Americans' experiences can be more effectively shared and understood.


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