Cultural Criticism


+ The Los Angeles Times

"A nation's ruptures seen up close: Wesley Lowery's 'They Can't Kill Us All'"

February 7th, 2017


+ New York Magazine

"Rebecca Carroll and Van Jones Talk Race and the Race"

November 13th, 2016


+ The Guardian

"The best new releases to watch during Black History Month"

February 2nd, 2017


+ The Los Angeles Times

"Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad' is timely, necessary and shattering"

August 26th, 2016

+ Esquire

"The 2016 Canon: Insecure Delivered a Splendid and Playful Appreciation of Blackness"

December 13th, 2016


+ New York Magazine

"Eight Years in America: Hope, And What Came After" by Barack Obama

October 2nd, 2016


+ The Los Angeles Times

"We are bearing witness to profound moment in black culture, Aperture shows"

May 26th, 2016

+ The Guardian

"Women in Clothes is a banal and stunningly self-important book"

September 14th, 2016

+ The Los Angeles Times

"Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book speaks resolutely to black America (but should be read by all)"

July 21st, 2015

+ Ebony 

[MOVIE REVIEW] “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

July 6th, 2012

+ The Los Angeles Times

Review: "Rebecca Traister's 'All The Single Ladies' is a singularly triumphant work"

February 25th, 2016