Milena Mikael-Debass

Halloween

Is Your Halloween Costume Offensive?

We asked six people of color how to avoid ruining Halloween.
Victoria Leandra
Milena Mikael-Debass
10.23.19
Afrofuturism

Black Panther’s Wakanda Is Real — and It’s in Chicago

Wakanda may be a fictional country, but the black utopian space was just brought to life.
Milena Mikael-Debass
8.19.19
women's rights

Female Genital Mutilation Is Happening in the U.S. These Survivors Are Fighting to Stop It.

A national ban on the practice was struck down, and Trump's DOJ isn't defending it.
Milena Mikael-Debass
6.4.19
CURRENTLY OBSESSED

Foals Front Man Yannis Is Currently Obsessed with Poetry and the Band Low

Yannis Philippakis is singer and lead guitarist of Foals, the UK band that broke American charts with their newest album, "Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 1."
Victoria Leandra
Danny Card
Milena Mikael-Debass
5.30.19
CURRENTLY OBSESSED

Gunna, Tierra Whack and "Black Mirror": Here's what DaniLeigh is currently obsessed with

The Miami-born R&B and hip-hop artist raves about her faves
Victoria Leandra
Milena Mikael-Debass
Danny Card
4.29.19
immigration

This woman fled Liberia's civil war 20 years ago. Trump's policies could force her to leave the U.S.

Liberian immigrants covered by DED will become undocumented after March 31 when their legal status expires.
Milena Mikael-Debass
3.25.19
CURRENTLY OBSESSED

Meek Mill, Black Coffee and Marshmello: Here’s what Davido is currently obsessed with

The Nigeria-raised artist offers the perfect introduction to Afrobeats
Milena Mikael-Debass
Victoria Leandra
Danny Card
3.11.19
CURRENTLY OBSESSED

Moneybagg Yo, Rita Ora and NYC graffiti: Here's what Chromeo's Dave 1 is currently obsessed with

The electrofunk musician from Montreal kicks off our culture series “Currently Obsessed”
Milena Mikael-Debass
Danny Card
Victoria Leandra
1.3.19
Future Proof

Companies are using AI to stop bias in hiring. They could also make discrimination worse.

Algorithms are being used to eliminate human bias, but sometimes they entrench it.
Milena Mikael-Debass
12.28.18
Future Proof

Will chatbots replace therapists? We tested it out.

We asked therapists to evaluate the AI incarnation of their jobs.
Milena Mikael-Debass
12.17.18
Kavanaugh testimony

"Shocking and disheartening": Students told us how they felt watching the Kavanaugh hearings

To many, the scene that Christine Blasey Ford described during her congressional testimony was a stark reminder that not much has changed since the 1980s
Milena Mikael-Debass
Kathleen Caulderwood
Tess Owen
9.28.18
she's running

Watch these women make history in the 2018 midterms

Three states could elect female Senators for the first time in 2018.
Milena Mikael-Debass
9.28.18
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