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Genre-Defying Musician Justine Skye Says She's Her Own Competition

The 21-year-old RnB phenom opens up about growing up as part of the "New York Tumblr crew," her future dream-collabs, and the eclectic nature of her Broadly Play playlist.
Muna Mire
7.31.17
Stuff

'The Get Down' Tells the Story Behind the Birth of Hip-Hop

Baz Luhrmann's new series about the beginning of hip-hop in the Bronx is unfocused at times, but ultimately true-to-life.
Muna Mire
8.12.16
Music

The Kimye and Taylor Swift Feud Has Always Been About White Femininity and Blackness

The Taylor Swift and Kimye beef isn't only about who said what, but about larger issues of race and privilege in America.
Muna Mire
7.28.16
Culture

Brioxy Is Attempting to Replace Privilege with an App

If you're a minority in tech, you might need a hack.
Muna Mire
6.3.15
News

This Woman Wants the UN to Keep Detroit from Shutting Off People's Water

Thousands of Detroiters are having their water shut off in the middle of summer. We interviewed Maude Barlow who filed a formal complaint with the UN, saying that's a human rights violation.
Muna Mire
6.30.14
News

Canada’s Refusal to Allow Ugandan LGBT Activists into the Country Speaks to a Wider Hypocrisy

Canada just denied visas for nine of ten Ugandan LGBT activists who want to attend World Pride 2014 in Toronto this summer. The move is yet another example of the Canadian government's contradictory practices when it comes to opposing the rampant...
Muna Mire
5.29.14
News

Canadian Law Enforcement Is Sharing Questionable Mental Health Profiles with U.S. Customs

Canada maintains a database in which the private mental health information of Canadians is routinely entered—sometimes inaccurately. The database is accessible to branches of the US federal government and people often discover they are a part of CPIC...
Muna Mire
5.1.14
Stuff

Can This Dreadlocked Woman Be Toronto's Next Rob Ford?

Toronto mayoral candidate Sarah Thomson is only polling at around 4 percent, but she's recently garnered a lot of attention for a series of peculiar campaign strategies, including a music video parody of a Pitbull song featuring some guy who goes by...
Muna Mire
5.1.14