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The Times Changed, But 'Orange Is the New Black' Didn't

The show's attempts to make prison life entertaining undermine its mission of exposing harsh realities of incarceration.
Taylor Hosking
7.30.19
LGBTQ

The Killing of Trans Women Is Inseparable from Black Lives Matter

We know of 12 trans people murdered this year. All of them have been Black women.
Diana Tourjée
7.25.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why You Need to Care About DeRay Mckesson's First Amendment Case

This ruling could make protest leaders liable for things they didn’t do
Alexander Stockton
7.12.19
Film

30 Years Later, 5 Brooklynites Remember 'Do the Right Thing'

"I fear that it will still be as relevant in another 30 years...but the film gives me hope still. It's art in the face of hopelessness."
Taylor Hosking
6.28.19
LGBTQ

'The State Is Her Ultimate Killer': How a Trans Woman Died at Rikers

The Black transgender woman was found dead in her cell at Rikers Island. These are the circumstances that led to her death.
Diana Tourjée
6.12.19
Eric Garner

"Not a Big Deal": NYPD Lieutenant Was Unalarmed Upon Learning of Eric Garner's Death

Officer Daniel Pantaleo is undergoing a disciplinary hearing for his role in the 2014 incident.
Tess Owen
5.17.19
Feature

The Cash-Strapped Museum Embraced by Cops and Corporations

Just a few months after opening, the shaky existence of the National Museum of Law Enforcement suggests that the one-topic museum may exist in a country disinterested in its message.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
3.26.19
Stephon Clark

Cops arrested 85 people protesting the killing of Stephon Clark. The mayor wants answers.

Sacramento police detained a Sacramento Bee reporter in handcuffs.
Tess Owen
3.5.19
Getting Out of Bed

'Exhaustion Is Not An Option': BLM's Patrisse Cullors On Grief and Activism

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors describes leading a national movement, losing her father, and finding balance in the process.
Patrisse Cullors
2.1.19
Art

Artists Like Damon Davis Are Transforming the Image of Blackness

We talk with Patrisse Cullors-Bignac and Damon Davis about black art becoming more than trauma and struggle.
Noel Ransome
11.29.18
Film

'The Hate U Give' Attempts to Advance the Gridlock on Police Brutality

Director George Tillman Jr. on why he thinks the film can squeeze empathy out of a divided nation.
Taylor Hosking
10.19.18
Race

What Real Radicals Think About the FBI Hunting 'Black Identity Extremists'

A veteran Black Panther and younger activist on a young man being labeled a terrorist threat, and why it's never been easy to fight racism.
Aviva Stahl
9.27.18
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