Race and Health

Race and Health

The Disturbing Thing I Learned Studying White Privilege and the Left

I found a blind spot in my empathy, and our study confirmed it.
Erin Cooley
5.7.19
Culture

Meet the Black Anime Cosplayers Blowing Up on Instagram

Five cosplayers tell us about their love for anime, finding a community within cosplay, and overcoming racist comments.
Janae Price
5.2.19
lifestyle

Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

They make inhaling more comfortable and are often marketed to younger, newer smokers.
Jessica Migala
4.27.19
true crime

The Horrific Story of a Mob of White Cab Drivers Getting Away with Murder

The tragic 1947 event speaks to America's enduring history of racism and systemic corruption.
Seth Ferranti
3.19.19
white saviour

Instagram Is Good for Lots of Things; Posting Photos of Poor Black Children Is Not One

David Lammy is right: the world needs fewer white saviours.
Dipo Faloyin
3.4.19
mental health

This Mental Health Podcaster Told Me How to Deal with the Death of My Friend

I spoke to comedian Mike Brown about what it means to be a black man in search of therapy.
Noel Ransome
2.12.19
RACISM

All the Unfunny Things You Hear as a Non-White Comedian in New Zealand

“Some people are just flat out racist.”
Cori Gonzalez-Macuer
2.11.19
View My Own

Black People Die Every Year From a Liam Neeson ‘Impulse’

Liam Neeson’s brand of racism never comes from an impulse. It’s innate.
Noel Ransome
2.5.19
Essays

I'm a 26-Year-Old Black Woman and I Love Dave Matthews Band

I'm not what people think of when they envision a typical fan of the band that could be considered the epitome of "white people music," and this is my story.
Char Adams
1.28.19
terrorism

White supremacist admits he wanted to start a race war by murdering a black man with a sword

James Jackson, 30, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges of murder, terrorism, and a hate crime.
Rex Santus
1.23.19
Views My Own

Why I Want to Stop Using Words Like ‘Woke’ and ‘Problematic’ in 2019

The issues we value should be disconnected from cheap terminology.
Noel Ransome
1.3.19
Film

'Widows' Isn't the Feminist Triumph You Think It Is

Mainstream media still struggles to accurately portray the impacts of racial and economic oppression in the lives of women.
Amirah Mercer
12.10.18
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