The new horror movie, starring Janelle Monáe, depicts slavery’s evils “with a ghoulish excess” while refusing to educate or challenge its audience, writes Cassie da Costa.
The Nathan Bedford Forrest Equestrian Statue in Nashville is a monument to the first Grand Wizard of the KKK. Like its subject, it is a monstrosity with an ugly past.
The History Channel miniseries “Grant,” executive produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, celebrates Ulysses S. Grant’s Civil War heroism and exposes the evils of the racist Confederacy.
The comedian returned to his HBO show “Real Time” after a two-month hiatus with big-time guests and his usual outlandish rhetoric.
Kasi Lemmons’ biopic of Harriet Tubman, starring Cynthia Erivo as the titular freedom fighter, embodies her undying spirit, writes Cassie da Costa.
Most of the media were shocked at Trump’s “civil war” tweet over the weekend. One expert who’s been watching the right wing is not.
Biographer Sidney Blumenthal talks to The Daily Beast about a pre-Civil War America where Jefferson Davis demanded both Lincoln and Douglas be lynched.