How Tarell Alvin McCraney Moved from ‘Moonlight’ to Broadway

Carvell Wallace profiles the playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, whose ‘Choir Boy’ opened last week at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

Published: Jan 15, 2019
Length: 23 minutes (5,799 words)

Mahershala Ali Thinks We Can Still Make this Country Great

Even though his first and last names get him profiled, even after working on four seasons of the dark political TV series House of Cards, Moonlight‘s star Mahershala Ali feels hopeful about America’s future.

Source: GQ
Published: Jun 19, 2017
Length: 13 minutes (3,283 words)

The Roots of Cowboy Music

At the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada, writer Carvell Wallace reflects on what it means to be black and American.

Source: MTV
Published: Mar 15, 2017
Length: 23 minutes (5,883 words)

The Lonely Hurt of Beautiful Things

“Being black, and thinking about race all the time, means that there’s a moment where you start to worry that you’re just making things up, imagining racial problems where none exist.”

Source: MTV
Published: Apr 20, 2016
Length: 7 minutes (1,933 words)