Milena Mikael-Debass

Black Lives Matter

Why Ethiopian Jews Are Building a Movement Against Racism in Israel

In Israel, hundreds of protesters recently waved “Black Lives Matter” signs and chanted “George Floyd.” They also called out another name: Solomon Teka.
Milena Mikael-Debass
Alzo Slade
6.6.20
venezuela

The ‘Daring Amphibious Raid’ on Venezuela Is Now the Ultimate Florida Man Meme

Security firm Silvercorp USA deleted its Twitter account following a slew of online mockery (and a failed insurrection).
Oliver Noble
Milena Mikael-Debass
5.6.20
internet shutdown

How Internet Shutdowns Became a Weapon of Repression

40% more countries cut communications in 2019 over 2018 — and many of the shutdowns lasted longer.
Milena Mikael-Debass
1.22.20
Racial Justice

Black Farmers Were Driven From Their Land for Decades. Now, Some Are Reclaiming It.

“They're looking for ways to live out their values. And returning to the land is one dramatic way that they can do that.”
Milena Mikael-Debass
11.23.19
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
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