Andra Day shines in Lee Daniels’ otherwise-messy biopic about the Black cultural icon, squandering some fine potential.
Lambasted at the time for not being direct enough about race, HBO’s animated short takes on new significance in a post-BLM America.
Eight men wrongly convicted tell their stories in this gripping indictment of the American justice system.
Spike Lee’s filmed version of the Broadway rock musical captures the immediacy of the show in his own imitable style.
Spike Lee’s third film is a caustic, exuberant exploration of the politics of race in the ’80s, from colorism to the effectiveness of activism.
For the month of March, we look back at the vibrant, confrontational, incisive work of one of American filmmaking’s most iconic figures.
After 28 years, two sequels, and now with a reboot coming this June, Bernard Rose’s look at racial and economic disparity lingers the most in how it skewers the myth of the white savior.
Six episodes in, the show does its deepest, most formally daring look at historical prejudice, policing and American mythology.
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