RACISM

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
London Nail Bombings

The Far-Right Views Behind the London Bombings of 1999

David Copeland put people into neat categories that could never mix, but his worldview was a warped and violent one – and it's worth remembering, 20 years later, how others get to his point.
Sita Balani
4.25.19
Film

'Native Son' Proves How Little Has Changed for Black People in America

HBO's modern adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel shows the fears and anxieties that constrain so many black people.
A.T. McWilliams
4.24.19
Culture

A Simple Guide to Pronouncing Unfamiliar Names

Just because someone's name doesn't conform to the norms of your culture doesn't give you the right to ruin it.
Jumi Akinfenwa
4.18.19
Film

'Us' Is a Complex Metaphor for Black Mental Health

Jordan Peele's horror noire hit reflects what's beneath the surface of the black experience.
Aaron Barksdale
3.29.19
RACISM

What I Learned About Racism as the Only Chinese Person at a 'Chinese' Festival

Every year, 20,000 people come together to wear eyeliner and shout "Ni hao" at each other at a Chinese festival in the Bavarian town of Dietfurt.
Marvin Xin Ku
3.28.19
News

Jordan Peterson’s ‘12 Rules’ Book Pulled From New Zealand Shelves Following the Christchurch Mosque Shootings

An email sent out by a national bookstore in New Zealand said the decision to pull the book came “in light of some extremely disturbing material."
Mack Lamoureux
3.25.19
crime

Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Following the Alt-Right

In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
Royce Kurmelovs
3.22.19
Christchurch

London Remembered Christchurch with Tears and Anger

A vigil was held last night.
Simon Childs
3.19.19
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
News

Accused New Zealand Shooter Had Canadian Mass Murderer’s Name On Weapon

Images show the names of numerous far-right figures on the weapons involved in the Christchurch mosque shooting, including Quebec mosque murderer Alexandre Bissonnette.
Mack Lamoureux
3.15.19
tv

The Complications Of Liking 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' as a Black Man

Television shows about good cops are hard to enjoy when you are used to negative experiences with the justice system.
Funké Joseph
3.6.19
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