Feb 06, 2013

vol 130 No. 3

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Clearly Invisible, by Marcia Alesan Dawkins

In Clearly Invisible, Marcia Alesan Dawkins explores passing—presenting oneself as a member of a racial group to which one does not belong. Dawkins argues that passing is a rhetorical act that “forces us to think and rethink what, exactly, makes a person black, white or ‘other,’ and why we care.”
January 22, 2013

Django Unchained is an irreverent, profound and problematic exploration of America's original sin—and the power of a revenge fantasy.
January 30, 2013