Race and Health

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

‘Atlanta’ Was the Blackest Thing on TV, Which Made It Best of 2018

It was a season that was bold in the way it chose to be the inside joke for black audiences everywhere.
Noel Ransome

'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

Yes, I’m Tired of Asking Black Actors About Diversity Too

In our efforts to further the “diversity question,” journalists are overlooking the very things transforming Hollywood.
Noel Ransome

Stan Lee Was a True Ally For People Of Colour

Beyond the art, comic books and heroes, Stan Lee chose to support diversity and the civil rights movement in a way so few people did.
Noel Ransome
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Flight Attendants Questioned a Black Doctor for Helping a Sick Passenger

Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford claims they asked for her credentials twice, then grilled her on whether she was "actually an MD."
Arimeta Diop

Al Roker's Doc Brown Halloween Costume Wasn't Whiteface, You Dummies

My fellow white Americans, please shut up and listen already.
Kara Weisenstein
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Even Megyn Kelly's Coworkers Slammed Her for Those Blackface Comments

"She owes a bigger apology to folks of color around the country," Al Roker said.
River Donaghey
Race and Health

The Many Ways Well-Intentioned White People Are Still Low-Key Racist

“You don't sound black."
Janae Price

Stop Telling Black Writers to Stop Writing About Race

A recent series of comments forced me to confront the issues of writing like everyone else as an other.
Noel Ransome
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A White Woman Allegedly Called the Cops on a Guy for Babysitting While Black

"It's 2018 and this is what I have to deal with."
Arimeta Diop
Race and Health

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