By Keith Rice 9 min read
From The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin to Roots by Alex Haley, these were twelve of the greatest literary highlights of the 1970s.
By Jay A. Fernandez 8 min read
'The Birth of a Nation' is the latest in a list of movies about slavery that are essential when coming to understand the history of slavery in America.
By Tom Blunt 9 min read
You could make a strong case for 2016 as the year America needed a 'Roots' remake, but first let's understand what all this 'trauma fatigue' talk is about.
By Tom Blunt 2 min read
In today's Daily Blunt, Laura Dern is a double threat, the long-awaited "Roots" trailer is finally here, and more.
By Jay A. Fernandez 3 min read
On the fiftieth anniversary of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, we ponder: What would the man think today?