Race

10.3.19

Trump’s Impeachment Story Has Already Morphed Into a White Savior Narrative

Members like Maxine Waters and The Squad sounded the impeachment alarm early. So why were their actions cast aside as irrational?

9.16.19

The Environmental Movement Needs to Reckon with Its Racist History

Because racism in environmentalism hasn’t gone away, and it’s holding the movement back.

8.13.19

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.

8.1.19

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.

7.16.19

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

Among other items, also featuring her face.

7.16.19

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.

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7.1.19

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.

6.28.19

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.

6.27.19

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.

5.17.19

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."

5.7.19

The Disturbing Thing I Learned Studying White Privilege and Liberals

I found a blind spot in my empathy, and our study confirmed it.

5.3.19

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.

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