representation

Art

Maria Qamar Refuses to Keep Her Art a Secret Anymore

After clashing with her family over her art for years, the artist known as @hatecopy is making her work bigger, bolder, and more unapologetic.
Bettina Makalintal
8.19.19
Film

Hollywood Doesn't Fully Represent Asian Americans Yet

"The Farewell" and "Crazy Rich Asians" are signs of progress, but many Asian Americans are still left out of the picture.
Bettina Makalintal
7.23.19
tv

HBO's 'Los Espookys' Is for the Weirdos

But especially for all the goth Latinx kids who never saw themselves on screens.
Alex Zaragoza
6.18.19
Culture

Twenty Years Later, '10 Things I Hate About You' Is More Relevant Than You'd Expect

Despite its flaws, the film marked a turning point for feminism and female representation in teen rom-coms.
Beth Demmon
3.31.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jordan Peele Says He'll Never Have a 'White Dude' Star in His Movies

"I've seen that movie."
River Donaghey
3.27.19
Black History Month

We Asked Black Quebeckers What Black History Month Means to Them in 2019

Izzy-S, Lost, Marilou Craft and others tell us about their experiences being black in Quebec.
Yasmine Seck
Alexandre Perras
2.28.19
Film

'I Thought He Was a Fake': Why Yalitza Aparicio Almost Left Her 'Roma' Audition

Her Oscar nomination broke ground, but it almost didn't happen over a suspected catfishing situation.
Ollin Velasco
2.25.19
Oscars

Spike Lee's Oscar Speech Was A Lesson In Black History

The Oscar-winning writer and director of 'BlacKkKlansman' paid honor to his legacy of work and those that got him to the Academy Award stage.
Stacie Williams
2.25.19
golden globes

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

Representation matters more than you think.
Kara Weisenstein
1.8.19
politics

Canadian cities are still electing overwhelmingly white governments

After elections in Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa, racialized organizers say it's an issue that can't be ignored.
Steven Zhou
10.24.18
politics

Vancouver Just Elected an Almost All-White City Council

Not exactly representative of a city where 51 percent of residents identify as a visible minority.
Manisha Krishnan
10.22.18
Culture

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
10.12.18
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