Author Spotlight

Gene Seymour

Gene Seymour worked for eighteen years as a film critic and jazz reviewer for Newsday in New York. He has contributed articles on politics, culture, science fiction, and (even) baseball to such publications as the New Republic, the Baffler, the Nation, Bookforum,, and the Los Angeles Times.

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Nothing but a Man: What We Can See in Ourselves

Released at the height of the civil rights movement, this deceptively simple tale of a working-class Black man’s search for love and self-worth broke ground with its realism, nuance, and intensity.

By Gene Seymour

One Night in Miami . . .: In the Room

Regina King’s feature-film directorial debut envisions the true-life convergence of four prominent Black figures with empathy and moral urgency.

By Gene Seymour