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The Black Film Canon

The 50 greatest movies by black directors.

Donald Trump Unleashes Tirade After Bill Kristol Says an Independent Candidate Will Run

What Bran Stark’s Visions of Fire Really Mean on Game of Thrones

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Bad Astronomy

Trump Takes Denial to New Lows

He thinks “there is no drought” in California. That’s grotesque.

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Why Do Swimming Pools Smell Like That?

It’s not the chlorine. It’s grosser.

In California, Trump Takes Denial to New Lows: "There Is No Drought"

A Pool That Smells Like Chlorine Is Not Actually a Clean Pool

Cliques Are Not Good for Women. Close Bonding Is Not the Same as Shunning Outsiders.

NBC Host to Bernie: Isn’t Your Superdelegate Strategy a Bit Hypocritical?

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