Review: A River in Darkness

A River in Darkness: One Man's Escape from North Korea Masaji Ishikawa   Synopsis "The harrowing true story of one man’s life in—and subsequent escape from—North Korea, one of the world’s most brutal totalitarian regimes. Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened … Continue reading Review: A River in Darkness

Review: Everybody Loves Kamau!

Everybody Loves Kamau! W. Kamau Bell   Synopsis "Kamau and Melissa’s love was real. But so was her grandfather’s prejudice. In this funny, moving essay, W. Kamau Bell, the host of CNN’s United Shades of America, shares his very personal story of culture clash, family tradition, and racial bias. When the black comedian first meets the … Continue reading Review: Everybody Loves Kamau!