Monthly Archive: May 2020

A few observations about previews

Download PDF version In the early spring of 2019, my wife and I went to see Peter Farrelly’s Green Book and appreciated its presentation of the ever-present issues involving race, sexuality, and class. More interesting than another presentation of promise...

The Politics of Respectability in Luce

Author: Apryl Alexander University of Denver Download PDF version What is Luce about? Effects of childhood trauma? Difficulties of adolescence? Transracial adoptions? Teenage psychopaths? All the above? Luce (2019) is the complicated story of a high-achieving Black male high schooler (Luce,...