Race

Race

How Black Brits Are Reconnecting With Their African Heritage

These days, you don't have to shell out for an expensive flight just to get back in touch with your roots.
Yomi Adegoke
4 days ago
Race

How 'Black People Hate Pubs' Became a Stereotype, then a Meme

It seems as though Black Twitter cracks these jokes every year, so I went round various pubs to find out the truth first-hand.
Jumi Akinfenwa
8.1.19
Race

Oh Great, Rachel Dolezal Is Selling Wrapping Paper With Her Face on It

Among other items, also featuring her face.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7.16.19
Food

Rachel Ama and the Trouble with Apolitical Food

The rising vegan YouTube star treads carefully around the tangled politics of race and veganism. For her, making accessible plant-based recipes is a form of activism.
Ruby Tandoh
7.16.19
cycling

Inside the Illegal Street Races of Your City's Bike Couriers

We followed a load of bike messengers as they raced through London, running red lights, cycling into oncoming traffic and celebrating with a nose-full of speed.
Benjamin Cook
7.1.19
body

Black People's Stigmas Around Botox and Fillers Are Changing

The age-old saying 'Black don't crack' feels less relevant to a new generation embracing cosmetic procedures.
Stephanie Smith-Strickland
6.28.19
Identity

These Two Friends Share Vital Stories About Black Mental Health at Uni

We hear from the co-authors of new #Merky Books release 'Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change', and excerpt part of a chapter.
Tshepo Mokoena
6.27.19
Race

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

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
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