Black

tech-science

This Is the Blackest Black Ever Created

MIT scientists have produced a material that is 10 times darker than anything else made by humans.
Becky Ferreira
9.13.19
democratic debates

Marianne Williamson Busted Out Some Crazy Reparations Math

“If you did the math of the 40 acres and a mule ..."
Morgan Baskin
7.31.19
flint michigan

Flint, Michigan, Has Been Betrayed — A Lot. Residents Say It’s Happening Again.

“To have faith in someone, for a Flint resident, is taboo.”
Emma Ockerman
6.15.19
Student debt

Robert Smith's Gift to Morehouse College Left This Student Behind: "We Shouldn't Have Billionaires"

Jordan Long dropped out his sophomore year after he couldn't get another student loan co-signed.
Alex Lubben
Emma Ockerman
5.20.19
tv

Comedy Central's 'The New Negroes' Is Perfect for the Black TV Renaissance

The all-Black stand up show broadens perspectives on Blackness in layered ways.
Taylor Hosking
4.26.19
Nipsey Hussle

Laura Ingraham mocked Nipsey Hussle while showing rapper who is not Nipsey Hussle

Another rapper from Southern California, YG, was rapping in the clip Ingraham played during her show.
Alex Lubben
4.15.19
hate crimes

"How dare him": Chicago officials are livid about Jussie Smollett

Chicago officials were blindsided — and infuriated — by the news that all the charges were being dropped against him.
Tess Owen
3.26.19
To Hell And Back

What Does a Metalhead Wear to a Funeral?

Sometimes an all-black wardrobe is more of a curse than a blessing (plus new tunes from Blackrat, High Cost, Dropdead, and more).
Kim Kelly
11.29.18
RACISM

Black People Explain Their Own #PermitPatty Moments

Unfortunately, black people getting the cops called on them is not a rare or new thing. It's an everyday occurrence many are too familiar with.
Janae Price
8.14.18
police

“All I did was be black”: Smith College employee calls cops on student eating lunch

She's demanding the administration identify the person who called 911 on her.
Emma Ockerman
8.2.18
Race

Jim Crow Laws Are Gone But They’re Still Making Black People Sick

We may only now be seeing the health effects of state-sanctioned racism in the 1960s.
Jason Silverstein
4.26.18
Culture

A Black Man's Guide to Not Getting Shot by the Cops

Because you never know how your visit to Starbucks will end.
Noel Ransome
4.16.18
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