Race and Health

tv

In 'Shrill' Black Characters Are More Than Vehicles for White Stories

The Hulu series doesn't apologize to white people, and that's important.
Minda Honey
2 days ago
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
4 days ago
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
2.28.19
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Chicago

"There are no poor white neighborhoods in Chicago.”
Meghan Murphy-Gill
2.19.19
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
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
Culture

The Fight to Repatriate African Skulls in European Museum Collections

Africans have been calling for the return of ancestors’ remains for decades, and at least one Western leader is now listening.
Tari Ngangura
1.25.19
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
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
tv

‘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
12.27.18
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
12.9.18
Culture

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
12.7.18
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