poc

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
2.12.19
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
1.22.19
golden globes

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

Representation matters more than you think.
Kara Weisenstein
1.8.19
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
7.26.17
Zines

These Aren't Your Crusty Grandpa's Zines

Rock Paper Scissors and a Three-Armed Shovel​ brought together the work of a diverse and intersectional coalition of creative people who make art books that are personal and powerful.
Amirah Mercer
6.26.17
Woke Dad

My Woke Dad Tries to Explain Microaggressions

In this column, we ask our dads about woke terms and issues.
Hannah Ewens
5.9.17
Features

Black Promoters Are Taking Back Chicago's Nightlife

Musicians and event creators are fighting systematic racism by creating spaces for themselves.
Britt Julious
4.28.17
Ink Spots

'Black Fly' Is the Foremost Sex Zine for People of Colour

When Brits think of sex ed, the unique experiences of PoC aren't really considered – this corrects that.
Salma Haidrani
3.27.17
Stuff

The People of Colour Choosing to Avoid Living with White People

PoC are setting up websites and social media pages to help others find a place to live without white people.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
12.9.16
Noisey News

If You're Feeling Shaken by the US Election, You Can Email Best Coast About It

Bethany Cosentino has set up an email hotline for those left feeling 'helpless' by the result.
Lauren O'Neill
11.10.16
the vice reader

Funny Writers of Color Are Finally Being Taken Seriously

Paul Beatty's Man Booker-winning novel 'The Sellout' is part of a new wave of very funny, very serious literary works.
Rajeev Balasubramanyam
11.4.16
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