We stand in solidarity with the uprising unfolding across the country following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Nina Pop, Jamel Floyd, and those affected by generations of structural violence against Black communities.

We're putting together a list of resources for self-education, mutual aid, and ongoing action in the struggle for racial justice.

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Star Wars: The Aliens and the Critics

There is a tendency among publications that deal with high culture, like this one, to ignore mass culture.

His Master's Voice

Saraband and The Beautiful Country

Docs In Sight

The End of PBS?

Over a decade ago Jesse Helms began the earnest evisceration of public television and radio by the right wing, beginning what has become a drawn-out, hackneyed story.

Straight Outta Compton

Rize follows a tried and true formula: find a sexy subculture, preferably from within a disenfranchised social strata, mold an uplifting story of struggle against adversity, and close with a sense of escape and hope.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUN 2005

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