Monday, December 2, 2019

A short checklist of black cultural critics

I was recently writing about black cultural critics. Below is a checklist of a few of the folks I've followed over the years. (I'll add more soon).

General (including film, television, politics, profiles, special topics, etc).
Michelle Alexander -- The New York Times
Joel Anderson -- Slate
Charles Blow -- The New York Times
Jamelle Bouie -- The New York Times
Rembert Browne -- freelance
• Rebecca Carroll -- freelance
• Jelani Cobb -- The New Yorker
• Vinson Cunningham -- The New Yorker
Eric Deggans -- NPR
Gene Demby -- NPR: Code Switch
• Michael Harriot -- The Root
• Jemele Hill -- The Atlantic
Wesley Morris -- The New York Times
• Kelefa Sanneh -- The New Yorker
Jamil Smith -- Rolling Stone
Jenna Wortham -- The New York Times

Film and television
• Angelica Jade Bastién -- Vulture
Aisha Harris -- The New York Times
• Jennifer Hill -- Shadow and Act
• Soraya Nadia McDonald -- The Undefeated
• Evan Narcisse -- Gizmodo
Brooke Obie -- Shadow and Act
• Charles Pulliam -- Gizmodo
• Robert Daniels -- 812 Film Revies
Eric Deggans -- NPR 

Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings -- The Nod
Bomani Jones -- The Right Time with Bomani Jones
Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham -- Still Processing
Jemele Hill -- Jemele Hill Is Unbothered

Hilton Als -- The New Yorker

Doreen St. Félix -- The New Yorker
• Zadie Smith -- various, including The New Yorker

• Greg Tate, various

• Melanye Price

Jesse Washington -- The Undefeated
Marc J. Spears -- The Undefeated

David Betancourt -- Washington Post
Omor Holmon -- Black Nerd Problems
Evan Narcisse -- Gizmodo

Darryl Pinckney - New York Review of Books
Kevin Young

• Black cultural critics and minefields after reviews of Queen & Slim

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