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The Times Changed, But 'Orange Is the New Black' Didn't

The show's attempts to make prison life entertaining undermine its mission of exposing harsh realities of incarceration.
Taylor Hosking
7.30.19
LGBTQ

The Killing of Trans Women Is Inseparable from Black Lives Matter

We know of 12 trans people murdered this year. All of them have been Black women.
Diana Tourjée
7.25.19
Film

30 Years Later, 5 Brooklynites Remember 'Do the Right Thing'

"I fear that it will still be as relevant in another 30 years...but the film gives me hope still. It's art in the face of hopelessness."
Taylor Hosking
6.28.19
Feature

The Cash-Strapped Museum Embraced by Cops and Corporations

Just a few months after opening, the shakey existence of the National Museum of Law Enforcement suggests that the one-topic museum may exist in a country disinterested in its message.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
3.26.19
Art

Artists like Damon Davis Are Transforming the Image of Blackness

We talk with BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors-Bignac and Damon Davis about black art becoming more than the trauma and struggle.
Noel Ransome
11.29.18
Film

'The Hate U Give' Attempts to Advance the Gridlock on Police Brutality

Director George Tillman Jr. on why he thinks the film can squeeze empathy out of a divided nation.
Taylor Hosking
10.19.18
Race

What Real Radicals Think About the FBI Hunting 'Black Identity Extremists'

A veteran Black Panther and younger activist on a young man being labeled a terrorist threat, and why it's never been easy to fight racism.
Aviva Stahl
9.27.18
RACISM

Black People Explain Their Own #PermitPatty Moments

Unfortunately, black people getting the cops called on them is not a rare or new thing. It's an everyday occurrence many are too familiar with.
Janae Price
8.14.18
Black Radicalism

We Must Reclaim Black Radicalism

An extract from 'Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century', by Kehinde Andrews.
Kehinde Andrews
7.25.18
Stand Your Ground

White man who shot black father in front of his kids over parking spot won't face charges

The incident began when a black couple pulled into a disabled parking spot in a Florida convenience store parking lot.
Tess Owen
7.23.18
Black Lives Matter

NYPD gives the feds an ultimatum on Eric Garner: Charge the officer who choked him to death, or we will

Four years later, Officer Pantaleo has not been charged and remains on the NYPD payroll.
Tess Owen
7.17.18
Scene Reports

A Radical Black Arts Renaissance Is Reshaping Post-Ferguson St. Louis

You ought to be paying attention.
James McAnally
7.9.18
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