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“Recent onscreen depictions of autistic adults reflect our growing understanding of a lifelong condition.”
“Nothing made sense this year — unless you were on the internet.”
“What I am evidence of is: You can dismiss a Black person. If you’re a young Black girl and you get raped, in the film business, no one’s going to fucking care. You can tell whoever the fuck you want, and they’ll call it an affair. Until people start taking this seriously, I can’t fully heal.”
“He would be called a murderer and a domestic terrorist. But to us, he was family. Our struggles with systemic racism were the same.”
Cop shows humanize cops. They align us with the police. They desensitize us to police violence. It’s time to turn that CSI marathon off.
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“Ten authors on the most divisive question in fiction, and the times they wrote outside their own identities.”