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Books

14 of the Very Best Books Published in the 1970s, From Le Guin to Haley

From The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin to Roots by Alex Haley, these are thirteen of the greatest literary highlights of the 1970s.

Issues

‘Birth of a Nation’ and 10 Essential Movies About Slavery

'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.

Issues

Why the 2016 ‘Roots’ Remake is Required American Viewing

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.

News

Laura Dern to Star in Alex Gibney Drama on Death Row Inmates

In today's Daily Blunt, Laura Dern is a double threat, the long-awaited "Roots" trailer is finally here, and more.

Culture

Malachi Kirby Joins 'Roots' Remake as Kunta Kinte

The forthcoming remake of ‘Roots’ is taking shape, with Malachi Kirby joining cast member Laurence Fishburne.

Culture

The Autobiography of Malcolm X at 50: What Would He Say Now?

On the fiftieth anniversary of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, we ponder: What would the man think today?