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Film

BlacKkKlansman (Spike Lee, 2018)

Originally posted here. BlacKkKlansman is based on the story of Ron Stallworth, a black police-officer in Colorado, who, in the ’70s, became a card-carrying member of the Ku Klux Klan. Stallworth (John David Washington) joins the Colorado Springs police force following an affirmative action-inspired recruitment drive. Bored beyond measure by the workings of the records room, he’s […]

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Miscellany

Loveling

Originally posted here. Growing up is the long and upsetting process of abandoning your parents. This abandonment comes in at least two guises: the change of your personality as you become an adult; or the more literal version, whereby you leave home for an opportunity away from the family. It’s this second scenario (with hints of […]