Pulitzer-Winning Critic Wesley Morris Captured the Moment

For his piercing insights on race and culture, Wesley Morris recently received his second Pulitzer Prize. But he won over colleagues long before that.

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From The Sunday Read Archives: ‘My Mustache, My Self’

How one writer’s facial hair experiment in quarantine led to a deep consideration of his Blackness.

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Pulitzer Winners Include The New York Times and Buzzfeed News

The Pulitzer board recognized reporting on the murder of George Floyd, including a special citation for Darnella Frazier, the teenager who filmed the killing. The public service prize went to The New York Times for Covid coverage.

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Cathy Park Hong

The Asian-American poet wants to help women and people of color find healing — and clarity — in their rage.

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Lil Nas X? Not Sorry!

The celebrity apology has evolved, but it still isn’t good enough.

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40 Acres and a Movie

Disney can’t change its problematic past. But can it make a new future with Marvel?

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Best of The Sunday Read 2020: From Female Rage to Michelangelo’s David

A few of our favorite and most popular episodes of the narrated article series from “The Daily.”

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Still Processing Podcast: Sweet, Sweet Fantasies, Baby

There’s a difference between our dreams for America — and our fantasies.

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So Y’all Finally Get It

America just won’t let us rest.

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Special Episode: The Song That Found Me

In a time of need, a Times critic is moored by Patti LaBelle — in song, then on the phone.

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New Loop, America

How dystopian and utopian shows like “Westworld” and “Hollywood” can help us map out a better future.

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Does This Phone Make Me Look Human?

The internet is bringing us closer together — but will the intimacy last?

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Fiona Ex Machina

Fiona Apple blows our minds, again.

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Frosted Flakes

We explore “Tiger King” and what it says about America’s unique relationship to freedom.

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Special Episode: A Bit of Relief

Three Times journalists share what they’re turning to right now for comfort.

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