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Wearing Makeup For A Costume Isn’t Racist

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the latest liberal politician to be swept up in a blackface controversy, but prohibitions on makeup for costumes in almost every case do more to divide us than to bring us together.

Examining The Book Harper Lee Never Wrote

Casey Cep’s new true crime work, ‘Furious Hours,’ explores a lurid 1977 southern murder trial that almost inspired Harper Lee to write another book—but Cep’s pretentious account leans heavily on inaccurate and unflattering Southern stereotypes.