The public seems to be turning against Nate Parker, a celebrated black filmmaker and actor whose forthcoming movie about an 1831 slave rebellion—The Birth of a Nation—is now besieged by bad press. Critics, including many from within the black community, are vowing not to see the film.
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The Spanish-language broadcaster’s flawed strategy to chase bilingual young audiences with the doomed Fusion TV network has given way to a new obsession with English-only sites like The Onion and The Root as part of a frantic effort to build toward a face-saving IPO.
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Leslie has worn many uniforms during her time in the restaurant industry. There have been “bikini top Mondays,” sexy Santa dress-ups with short velveteen skirts during the holidays, low-cut shirts, crop-tops that all-but-required sculpted and tanned abs, impossibly short shorts.
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Lara has just updated her Instagram with a picture. It’s of her and her twin sister, Sofia, in bathing suits, doing the backstroke in crystalline water. It’s shot from afar, from a height, and the girls look like synchronized swimmers or else mermaids.
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The white nationalist Richard Spencer was on vacation in Japan when he learned that Hillary Clinton was planning to give a speech about Donald Trump’s ties to the so-called alt right, and he was thrilled. “It’s hugely significant,” Spencer told me by Skype from Kyoto.
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Is it OK to separate the moral flaws of an artist from the quality of their art? The answer is yes—so long as you understand the consequences. It’s become an American trending topic that we can’t ignore across our Facebook feeds.
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On Thursday, with an unusual amount of fanfare, Hillary Clinton will give a speech denouncing the “alt-right” and delineating ways in which Donald Trump has inflamed racist sentiment.
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