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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Death of a King" by Jelani Cobb: This anniversary of his assassination falls amid the largest anti-gun-violence mobilization that we have seen since he departed.

ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"Daughter of Pakistan" by Alexis Okeowo: Do Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentaries shame her country or reform it?

PERSONAL HISTORY
"Six Skittles" by John Seabrook: The danger of black ice.

LETTER FROM SILICON VALLEY
"Taking the Wheel" by Sheelah Kolhatkar: Can Uber’s new leader turn the scandal-plagued company around?

THE ART WORLD
"High Anxiety" by Peter Schjeldahl: Paul Cézanne’s portraits.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Reality Hunger" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of "Ready Player One" and "Lean on Pete."

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