Eisa Ulen looks at Jordan Peele's "Us" and compares it to Spike Lee's 1989 "Do the Right Thing."
Marie Myung-Ok Lee discusses the opening of a white-run "clean" Chinese restaurant in Manhattan.
"France has a way of enticing Californian women who love to cook." Chloe Chappe on Alice Waters and Alice B. Toklas.
Donald Boström recounts his interactions with Julian Assange in the early 2010s and gives his thoughts on the WikiLeaks founder's legal controversies.
Rachel Feder discusses Mary Shelley, Margaret Cavendish, and the fraught title of "mother of science fiction."
Novelist and Professor Fenton Johnson responds to an intrusion by the US Border Patrol into the University of Arizona campus.
Robert Wood examines the deep multilingualism of N. Scott Momaday’s "House Made of Dawn."