Malcolm X

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The Mercury Seven – Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton – in Tom Jennings’s The Real Right Stuff

In 1972, Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner dispatched New Journalism superstar Tom Wolfe to cover Apollo 17, Nasa’s last manned mission to the moon.(...)

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has, like Muhammad Ali, become more than an athlete. Photograph: Getty Images

The day after shocking the world by defeating the heavily favored Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship in 1964, the man then known as Cassius(...)

Ammonite, starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, studies the growing sexual relationship between two real-life fossil hunters in 19th century England

This is the time of year when we whine about awards season starting six months before the Oscar ceremony. Have the lamps gone out on gongs chatter? Wi(...)

Ruth Negga. Photograph: Tom Jamieson/New York Times

The actor, known for Preacher, Loving, Hamlet and Breakfast on Pluto, on growing up in Ireland, the movie industry, and Black Lives Matter I fan(...)

 Bob Dylan performing at Hyde Park,  London in July last year. File photo:  Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

A few years ago, sitting beneath shade trees in Saratoga Springs, New York, I had a two-hour discussion with Bob Dylan that touched on Malcolm X, the (...)

Vivien Leigh and Hattie McDaniel in a publicity still for Gone with the Wind. Photograph: Silver Screen Collection/Getty

A great many people have let us know they “never liked Little Britain anyway”. Expect a bit more of that now Gone With the Wind has been temporarily r(...)

 A worker cleans the Churchill statue in London’s Parliament Square, which had been spray-painted with the words “was a racist”. Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

All statues in London will be examined with a view to removing those with links to slavery and plantation owners, mayor Sadiq Khan has said. The Lond(...)

Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn, New York, demonstration over the death of George Floyd: “We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership,” says Gen James Mattis. Photograph: Timothy A Clary

President Donald Trump’s threat to deploy the US military to quell protests across America has been strongly criticised by leading military figures as(...)

 Protesters kneel to demonstrate against the death of George Floyd  in Washington, DC. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/Getty   Images

As the United States continues to be gripped by some of the largest mass protests in recent memory, focus has turned to the identity of those behind t(...)

Beychella: Beyoncé at Coachella 2018, in Homecoming. Photograph: Parkwood/Netflix

“Instead of me pulling out my flower crown, it was more important that I brought our culture to Coachella,” Beyoncé says in Homecoming, the new docume(...)

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