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Five Reasons We Should Pay Attention to Egypt

A certain country has a lot to teach us about #NotMyPresident, blackface, revolution and mummies.

Did We Fail Marlon Riggs?

In April 1994, the Associated Press published a story on how HIV+ patients were starting to live longer. A study out of San Francisco...

Teenagers: America’s Political Trojan Horse?

Why do we hide our political messages behind our children? Or attack teenagers for theirs?

Tlaib Her Alone: Confessions of a Surprised Bigot

Calling out Rep. Tlaib for her language apparently makes me every imaginable ism.

25 Change-Making Artists You Should Track During 2019

A second annual compilation of international and US-based artists making a difference.

Now On Deck: The Jackie Robinson Museum

Illuminating the life and character of a legend who opened many doors for people of color.

Everyone Say It With Me: ‘Immigration Is Good For America’

Thank the exhausted, demonized human who did for you what most Americans won't do.

Diversity and the Arts: Can the US Escape Whiteism?

What we do about the one is related to what we do about the other.

Lepage Still White-Washing as ‘Kanata’ Opens in Paris?

The story of the show is as offensive as the story being told.

Atticus Finch Galvanizes Broadway

Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" astounds with the great Jeff Daniels.

Ten 2018 Movies the President Should Watch (But Won’t)

They'd have a lot to teach him. If only he'd watch them. And none are by white guys.

Trigger Warnings at the Theater: Should This Be a Thing?

Isn't the whole idea of art to trigger something emotional?

Big, Black and On Broadway

But "King Kong," the musical, doesn't quite confront its disturbing history as a metaphor for racism.

13 CFR Writers Tell Why They’ll Vote Nov. 6: What About...

Each writer was allotted just 18 words. Which 18 words would you use?

Black Power Art Raises a Fist at the Brooklyn Museum

“Soul of a Nation” takes a breathtaking look at the political and aesthetic work of Black Power artists.

Five Off-Broadway Actors Admit to Being ‘Separate and Equal’

America was always destined to be so much more, and so much better, than "separate but equal." Yes, it's disheartening and infuriating and galvanizing...

Punishing Faith Fennidy For Her Black Hair Is What’s Unnatural

Discrimination against Black hair is a modern way of keeping us out of spaces we had to fight, march and protest our way inside.

Trump Is OK With Immigrants (Just Not Immigrants of Color)

White people and their descendants aren't asked where they're from.

Niegel Smith of The Flea Theater Will Make Us “Color Brave”

An artistic director leads us toward a wise new way of approaching race and identity.

What Is the Future of Theater Podcasting?

Talking with Peter Marks, Diep Tran and Jose Solis on their new podcasts and why criticism shouldn't be as white as "an Abercrombie and Fitch catalog."
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