Race and Health

Race and Health

What It's Like to Be Labeled a Rude Black Girl

A new report quotes black women on the ways adults assumed they were sexually active at an early age and labeled them as “loud, aggressive and angry” or “having an attitude problem."
Kimberly Lawson
5.17.19
Race and Health

The Disturbing Thing I Learned Studying White Privilege and Liberals

I found a blind spot in my empathy, and our study confirmed it.
Erin Cooley
5.7.19
Culture

Meet the Black Anime Cosplayers Blowing Up on Instagram

Five cosplayers tell us about their love for anime, finding a community within cosplay, and overcoming racist comments.
Janae Price
5.3.19
Film

Jordan Peele’s 'Us' Is Not-so-Secretly About Class

Peele has managed to map an enemy that exists in all of "us".
Noel Ransome
3.26.19
tv

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

The Hulu series doesn't apologise to white people, and that's important.
Minda Honey
3.21.19
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
3.19.19
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
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
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
2.6.19
Essays

I'm a 26-Year-Old Black Woman and I Love Dave Matthews Band

I'm not what people think of when they envision a typical fan of the band that could be considered the epitome of "white people music," and this is my story.
Char Adams
1.29.19
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
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
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