Bill Meyer: Rather than focus on the figures in front of the camera who have gained international recognition (Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, Michael Brown), the lens is aimed at the filmmakers themselves who captured the violent acts
Bill Meyer: Now 25 years later the most destructive race riot in America history is being remembered in no less than five major documentaries.
Peter Laarman: Raboteau’s prose is spare and elegant, and the book will be instructive even for people who think they know all they need to about the members of this Magnificent Seven.
Bill Meyer: Leftists for years made the distinction between wars initiated by the oppressor and those by the oppressed, capitalist wars and wars of liberation.
Bill Meyer: There are many films about Palestinians, specifically Gazans, who somehow find creative cultural diversions from the death and destruction their land has been facing from the Israeli Occupation.