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Lincoln and Race

Despite his retrospective missteps, Lincoln repeatedly responded to Douglas’s racist tauntings by turning back to his avowed purpose in the election—to remind voters that “the… More »

Alexander V. Marriott May 29, 2014

12 Years a Slave and Those Who Should Endure It

In its artistry, the film is hauntingly beautiful, with its lush landscapes, intricate costuming, heart wrenching performances, and ponderous direction. In its subject matter—it details… More »

Ari Armstrong May 15, 2014