What it's Like to Work at the RNC
We talked to a white guy, a black guy, and Mexican immigrant girl about what it was like to serve, pour drinks, and run a marketing booth at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Kamasi Washington's dad, Rickey, played an essential role in the talented musician's life, challenging and nurturing him so that he could become the man and artist he is today.
"I don't want to be banned. Where would I go?... I'll have to learn how to swim across Lake Erie and sneak into Canada."
Biebs's new 'do represents the complete lack of self-awareness that some white folks have when it comes to pretty basic shit regarding race and privilege in this country.
On one hand, I really wanted to give myself over to Mariah's magical Christmas dream; on the other hand, I kind of hated myself for being so damn sentimental.
Weiland passed away on his tour bus Thursday evening. He was 48.
The artist formerly known as Princess Nokia expresses love and bright optimism in the face of systemic oppression on her new disco-indebted album, Honeysuckle.
There was a time when I vowed to never bring another black child into this world. "For what?" I thought. "To be beaten, to be caged, to be taught to hate himself and everyone who shares the same skin as him?"
Considering the amount of illegal injections happening in communities across the country and the reality that these procedures can kill you months and even years after the fact, I'm afraid we've only seen the tip of toxic-ass ice berg.
"There wasn't a lot of stuff going on in Cleveland. It felt like the city could grind you down. In a lot of ways that motivated me to try to get better at something, to find a way out and break through."
Ted Jacques enrolled his son, Brandon, in what he thought was the "best treatment center money could buy": A Sober Way Home in Prescott, Arizona. Two months later, Brandon was dead.