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A Brief History of That Kickass Flute Sample on Future’s “Mask Off”
The surprising story starts at an MLK-themed musical, goes to Atmosphere and ends up at... Swedish rap?
How an Unfinished James Baldwin Manuscript Became a Documentary Film
'I Am Not Your Negro' director Raoul Peck links Baldwin’s ideas to issues still surrounding race and poverty in America today.
Celebrate MLK Weekend With This Iconic Edition of FELT Zine
The center piece of Mark Digital's 'King's Dream' issue is a black bust covered in roses.
Andrew W.K. on Loving Your Enemy
How an unspeakable act of kindness changed my life forever.
We're Still Marching Towards MLK's Promised Land
Martin Luther King Jr's dream of equality in America has been deferred. It's up to us to fight to make it a reality.
Wilbert L. Cooper
A History of the King Family's Attempt to Clear the Name of James Earl Ray
Martin Luther King's son and convicted killer were on friendly terms.
Fifty Years After Selma, Civil Rights in Alabama Are Still in Rough Shape
You'd think that by now Alabama would be tired of being the state where marginalised Americans have to demand their dignity the loudest.
The Weird and Fraudulent World of Catholic Relics
For centuries, some Christians have venerated the bodies and possessions of saints, but more often than not, there's no way to tell whether something is St. Peter's skull or a really old potato.
Where Does the Black Lives Matter Movement Go From Here?
After a rough stretch defined by the murder of two cops in Brooklyn, can the police reform crowd actually bring changes to the criminal justice system?
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Watch a Pre-Teen Kanye West Read a Poem About Martin Luther King
Get a load of baby Yeezus.
This Week in Racism
Is It Possible to Make the Academy Awards More Diverse?
The Academy snubbed minority actors and filmmakers this year, but the problem runs deeper than black faces not holding little gold statues.
This Week in Racism
The Miley Cyrus Vs. MLK Conundrum
I had a dream after the VMAs, but I'd rather not discuss it.