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State of the Union Mixtape (Side B)
There are odd couples. And then there are these two people, who let cameras follow them during a very American road trip.
The classic American cowboy cliché is of a white man smoking a cigarette. But anyone can rope a steer, even if it takes somet…
Call of Duty
What stands between civilization and anarchy? Twelve ordinary Americans.
After Hurricane Katrina, Joseph and Selina Gonzales prepared to celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary. They are survivors,…
A kid named Xavier walks home after baseball practice in New York City. It’s not clear, though, that his trip will be safe.
Each issue of Topic begins with a Cold Open, a video introducing that month’s theme. For July, we present the beautiful, powerful “Mouseland.” The two-and-a-half minute film, shot by director Fantavious Fritz between Detroit and New Orleans a few weeks before the 2016 election, is set to audio of the allegory “Mouseland,” recorded in 1960.…