Culture

It’s All Love: Sorry, Met Gala, the Love Ball Is the Invite We Really Want to Score | The Glow Up | The Root

The category is: LOVE. There’s camp, and then there’s camp, honey—and, as evidenced by this year’s Met Gala, not everyone...

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Elizabeth Acevedo’s Work Is a Welcome Rarity in Young-Adult Fiction | The Atlantic

The National Book Award–winning author writes complex teenage protagonists whose real-life counterparts have long faced literary erasure. The night...

Jun 29 · >

The Messy Politics of Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It | The Atlantic

The second season of the Do the Right Thing director’s Netflix adaptation dials back the romantic drama, but leans into tonally...

Jun 29 · >

When They See Us and the Persistent Logic of ‘No Humans Involved’ | The Atlantic

Ava DuVernay’s miniseries about the so-called Central Park Five illustrates, with excruciating clarity, the consequences of dehumanizing language. The...

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The Photographer Who Captured 20th-Century Queer Life | The Atlantic

Joan E. Biren’s images from the ’70s and ’80s—which appear in the new exhibit “Art After Stonewall”—reflect an effort...

Jun 29 · >

Ayesha Curry’s Comfort Television | The Atlantic

On Family Food Fight, a new show hosted and executive-produced by the restaurateur Ayesha Curry, cooking is competitive, but it’s...

Jun 29 · >

Reclaiming My Time

“Reclaiming my time,” is a phrase commonly heard in the House of Representatives to get the floor back when...

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