Wake Up! Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook Are Running Our Lives

We need to take these tech giants to task. They must acknowledge their influence and become truly accountable for their actions

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Spike Lee – ‘Black men are still viewed as predators’

Twenty-five years after the LA riots, Spike Lee has made a film about Rodney King, whose beating by the police triggered the uprising. Does he think things have improved in the US? ‘Race is always going to be an issue in this country’

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The Fire This Time – The Legacy of James Baldwin

His work fell foul of civil-rights-era binary racial and sexual politics but, as a new film shows, now Baldwin’s ideas are used to explain everything from Trump to Black Lives Matter

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Trayvon Martin’s Parents, Five Years On: ‘Racism is alive and well in America’

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin’s 17-year-old son was killed by a neighborhood watchman who was acquitted of his murder. They talk about becoming activists – and how they lost ‘hope and faith’ in justice

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Ava DuVernay On the Legacy of Slavery: ‘The sad truth is that some minds will not be changed’

DuVernay’s last film, Selma, was overlooked at the Oscars. Her documentary 13th, which links Trump-era America to its racist past, is a hot favorite to win an award

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