George Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’ tackles racial injustice

Suburbicon is the perfect backdrop for an American dream ad. The fictional suburb, which sprang up in the 1950s, is home to hard working, nuclear families living an idyllic life until new, Black neighbors, who clearly weren’t invited to the photo shoot for the advertising brochure, move in. The Mayers are the symbol of the […]

Karimah Westbrook owns the screen in George Clooney-directed ‘Suburbicon’

Actress Karimah Westbrook owns the screen in the George Clooney-directed Suburbicon, a thriller set in Levittown, Pennsylvania in 1957. The dark comedy is inspired by the true story of the first Black family moving into the all-white planned community of Suburbicon. Westbrook plays Mrs. Meyers, completely unbothered by her racist neighbors in the town, who […]

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