Column by Max Booth III
A look at Spike Lee's new film and its source material.
Column by Bart Bishop August 23, 2016
Asking the question, is it okay for authors to use "authentic" language in period pieces?
A Conversation With Ben H. Winters About Racism, Outlining, and His New Novel 'Underground Airlines'Interview by Rob Hart July 8, 2016
Ben H. Winters talks about the controversy related to his new novel (or lack thereof), racial appropriation, outlining, and what he's got coming next...
Column by Ed Sikov April 15, 2016
A nice white liberal thinks there's something to be gained from reading racist literature: a better understanding of what racism is.
Column by Leah Dearborn January 18, 2016
King is known around the world for his role as an activist and humanitarian, but his skill as a writer and communicator played an important role in bringing his advocacy to a broader audience.
Column by Taylor Houston November 13, 2015
It's actually not that hard to write more inclusively, but it's more important now than ever to TRY.
News by Peter Derk
Daniel Handler puts his money where his mouth was, apologizes for racist remarks at National Book Awards.
Column by Peter Derk July 23, 2014
A reading list of books for straight white males to make them less...like straight white males.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 11, 2013
A list of everyday words and phrases you might want to avoid, just in case.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky May 30, 2013
They say don't judge a book by its cover, but these designs make it awfully hard not to. Maybe even more so than the previous batch.
News by Rob Hart August 22, 2012
The internets worked itself into a tizzy over a decision by Weird Tales to excerpt a YA novel that features a blackface video on its website. The magazine has since agreed to pull it.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky July 30, 2012
They say don't judge a book by its cover, but these 12 designs make it awfully hard not to.
News by Dave Reuss June 13, 2012
A new study claims that 88% of books reviewed by The New York Times are written by white authors. Racism or representative of our population?