ABOUT Salamishah Tillet
March 11, 2013
On the Feminist Wire, Salamishah Tillet writes that 2012 was the year of the black girl, but also was not without society's attempts to tarnish the joy.
CNN contributor Salamishah Tillet writes that what makes Tarantino's lead character special also makes him problematic, if he's used as a stand-in for all African Americans.
In a piece for NPR, Salamishah Tillet reflects on the singer's legacy and concludes that her aspirations for this country still haven't been achieved.
The Nation's Salamishah Tillet examines the latest changes to the Violence Against Women Act.
The Nation's Salamishah Tillet says that housing and school segregation are why the cast of HBO series is all white.
A slew of unheralded but significant films helped pave the way for critically acclaimed Pariah.
Grown and sexy: The director's daring film changed the game in Hollywood -- and assumptions about black women's sexuality.
At times overwhelming in scope and pace, the new film Mooz-lum offers a new twist on a familiar tale of tolerance.
A new Philadelphia museum, the President's House, dramatically illustrates how the nation's first president tried to thwart his slave's quest for freedom. But Oney Judge prevailed.
Starring Anthony Mackie and Kerry Washington, Tanya Hamilton's moving debut takes us back to 1976, when Jimmy Carter was about to be president, funk was king and the Black Panthers were trying to pick up the pieces.
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