Being a Good Ally Means Not Expecting a Reward

What does it mean to be a white ally for racial justice? Is it sharing a Jordan Edwards hashtag on twitter? Publicly decrying a lack of justice every time a black man is murdered by the police? Sharing every NowThis or BuzzFeed video about the power of representation? Well, sort of. I won’t denounce social … Continue reading Being a Good Ally Means Not Expecting a Reward

The Satirical Social Genius of ‘Get Out’ Goes Well Beyond the Obvious

Spoilers ahead! If you haven’t seen Get Out and don’t want to be spoiled, don’t read on. I have a sneaking suspicion that many people who’ve seen Get Out absolutely loved it, but left the theater oblivious to the size and importance of its satire. I’m not talking about the middle portion of Get Out  … Continue reading The Satirical Social Genius of ‘Get Out’ Goes Well Beyond the Obvious