We talked to leaders and activists spearheading prison reform to find out what we can do to fix our broken penal system.
Life is tough enough dating as a black woman without having to deal with creepers messaging you about "dark chocolate"
The new season of the consistently careening popular show reflects America's similarly abrupt landscape of culture and politics.
A viral video of a furious caucasian shouting about "white fucking privilege" and calling other white people "white trash" is making everyone else's day better.
We spoke to artist Hardeep Pandhal about cultural identity and the pitfalls of positive discrimination.
Like my white friends, I learned how to be a proper teenager through movies—except for most of the films I watched didn't have any real black characters.
Though Black Lives Matter claims to be leaderless, Johnetta Elzie and Deray McKeeson have emerged as the de facto spokespeople of a new generation of activists.
It's easy to write off pop cultural racism as "just a joke." But if we ignore small microaggressions, then we ignore how they create a larger picture of anti-black racism in society today.
If his suggestion that ISIS is worse because they display their atrocities, and the Nazis were somehow better by keeping them hidden, we can surmise Abbott is more concerned with appearance than with deed.
Even people who can't see color aren't colorblind.
Along with a broad swath of Republican voters—plus Dennis Rodman—America's racists are getting on board the Trump bandwagon.
The police shooting of two young men of color this week shows that even as more Americans consider race to be the biggest issue facing the country and citizens are increasingly attuned to how cops target minorities, little has changed at the local level.
We caught up with some of the black attendees at Otakon, Baltimore's anime convention, to learn about why anime resonated with them and why there aren't more black characters.
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?"
If you hold the budget to the standards of the UK government's own equality legislation, it looks like discrimination.
Bora Kim is raising questions of race, masculinity, and the importance of teenage girls' taste.
One of America's sharpest cultural commentators delivers a rich, abrasive meditation on the existential quandaries of modern American negro life.
In the new Marvel film, the hero's central power isn't shrinking. It's whiteness.
Despite its aesthetic flaws, the recently published "sequel" to To Kill a Mockingbird feels right at home in our turbulent racial times.
Christelle de Castro, a New York-based photographer and art director, was there one year ago after Eric Garner's killing, when the people hit the streets in protest.
In their fifth season, the duo deploy their brand of incisive, racially deft comedy with anger translators, trigger-happy cops, and a magical land called "Negrotown" where "you can wear your hoodie and not get shot."
The haphazard patchwork of state and local gun laws exacerbates the tragic, everyday violence that has disproportionately devastated minority communities in the US.
There weren't any major gaffes, but podcast interviews tend to be weird and rudderless, and this one was no disappointment.
Rachel Dolezal's story keeps getting more complex and disheartening as the days roll on.