Arts & Entertainment

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Quintessential Quentin: "The Hateful Eight" reviewed

It's worth seeing because of its scorching onscreen examination of racism -- then and now -- but it completely squanders the big screen process.

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Latin Grammy Awards: Don’t vote for racists

 The Latin Grammy Awards started out as a typical music awards show, until Los Tigres and Mana held  up a large sign that read "Latinos Unidos No Voten for Racistas!"

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Illusion and immersion: Humanity's grand struggle in new documentaries

Films can alter, transform and manipulate truth, just in the editing process alone: directors make decisions on what to add, but what's left out is still part of the truth.

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Is Star Wars Episode VII anti-white?

It would appear that there are some who are not very happy with Abrams wanting to increase the people of color as leads in the Science Fiction odyssey.

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A book of considerable consequence: "Chasing the Scream"

"Why did the drug war start and why does it continue and what happens if you choose a radically different policy?"

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Refugees

This poem is a response to the refugee/migrant crisis now engulfing Europe.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me” is electrifying

One of the great writers of our time commits to taking ownership of his personalized narrative on race, a quest that is subject to continuing revision.

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Roselyn Sanchez, Univision pull out of Trump's Miss USA pageant

Actor Roselyn Sanchez has refused to co-host the Miss USA pageant because of its association with Donald Trump.

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Hey, Boo: To stage a Mockingbird

Theater Review: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird; the Theatricum has its finger on the American pulse.

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"The Production of Difference" examines worker division via racism

Examining "race management" during slavery, Western expansion, and early 20th century industrial production.

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