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Let People of Colour Be Angry

Following the Christchurch mosque shooting, I was filled with anger over what had happened—the latest attack by white supremacism. But society doesn’t want people like me to express that rage.
Noel Ransome
3.19.19
Oscars

Why People of Colour Winning at the Oscars Matters

Let’s not deny the importance of the Academy Awards, even if they continue to do a disservice to us.
Noel Ransome
2.25.19
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
2.11.19
Culture

Nothing Makes Me Feel Blacker Than Watching Society’s Treatment of White Men

We need to shift the perception of presumed innocence and guilt.
Noel Ransome
1.21.19
YouTube

From ‘Naruto’ to ‘Iron Man’, YouTuber King Vader Is Making Them Do the Milly Rock

We spoke to Dominique Barrett aka King Vader about why be believes he’ll be the greatest director of his generation.
Noel Ransome
1.18.19
golden globes

Why It's Important for Diverse, Emerging Artists to Win Awards

Representation matters more than you think.
Kara Weisenstein
1.8.19
Fashion

Trans Disabled Teen Model Aaron Philip Is the Future of Fashion

She made history this summer as the first black, trans, disabled model to sign with Elite Model Management. And she's just getting started.
Aaron Barksdale
10.10.18
Photos

Sizzling Photos of LA Party People Perfectly Matching Neon Signs

Cleonette Harris’s electric photographs are like 'Party Monster' for the year 2018.
Kelsey Lannin
5.17.18
housing

How Renting Can Be Even More Difficult as a Person of Colour

“Every time we would give photo ID, we would hear back right away [from the landlord saying], ‘Oh no, we're going to go with somebody different.’”
Ebony-Renee Baker
2.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Michael Che Just Became the First Black Co-Head Writer on 'SNL'

His "Weekend Update" co-host, Colin Jost, was also tapped for the job.
Drew Schwartz
12.13.17
POP CULTURE

We Talked to the Woman Behind the Encyclopedia for POC in Comic Books

We had a convo with the Eisner Award winner about the industry from the POV of a POC.
Noel Ransome
10.16.17
Travel

Travelling as a Person of Colour Is Stressful

Trips are supposed to be relaxing, but I can’t help but be on edge.
Sarah Hagi
7.24.17
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