Kylie Clifton, Loyola Marymount University
The newest ‘Star Wars’ spin-off tries to evoke the memory of the network of safe houses and secret routes for escaped slaves — and leaves many feeling cold.
Jael Davis, DePaul University
What’s the purpose of such films and who are they for? They can be done well, but only if they don’t objectify the victims and are balanced by other films that show stories of Black success.
Arianna Taylor, University of Rochester
Pixar’s latest hit offers a refreshing image of what it means to be human and to live with a passion, though it falls short at times.
Katherine Brand, University of Michigan
Kacen Callender’s young adult novel features a queer trans person of color amid friendships, love and a heartwarming journey of self-acceptance.
Yasmeen Ludy, University of Michigan
‘Is this your king?!’ Yes, he is. The actor may have played King T’Challa in a movie, but his legacy reminds us he was a king in reality.
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