Race

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Stan Lee Was a True Ally for People of Color

Beyond the art, comic books, and heroes, Stan Lee chose to support diversity and the civil rights movement in a way few people did.
Noel Ransome
11.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Flight Attendants Questioned a Black Doctor for Helping a Sick Passenger

Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford claims they asked for her credentials twice, then grilled her on whether she was "actually an MD."
Arimeta Diop
11.2.18
RACISM

Al Roker's Doc Brown Halloween Costume Wasn't Whiteface, You Dummies

My fellow white Americans, please shut up and listen already.
Kara Weisenstein
11.1.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Don’t Waste Your Privilege. Share It.

Instead of concealing the truth or cementing ourselves in a chamber of guilt for the often unearned opportunities and access that privilege has afforded us, we must, as the Black feminist activist Brittany Packnett says, “spend our privilege.”
Blair Imani
10.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Even Megyn Kelly's Coworkers Slammed Her for Those Blackface Comments

"She owes a bigger apology to folks of color around the country," Al Roker said.
River Donaghey
10.24.18
Race

The Many Ways Well-Intentioned White People Are Still Low-Key Racist

“You don't sound black."
Janae Price
10.17.18
Culture

Stop Telling Black Writers to Stop Writing About Race

A recent series of comments forced me to confront the issues of writing like everyone else as a person of color.
Noel Ransome
10.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A White Woman Allegedly Called the Cops on a Guy for Babysitting While Black

"It's 2018 and this is what I have to deal with."
Arimeta Diop
10.10.18
tv

‘Jack Ryan’ Introduces a New Archetype: The Guilty White Saviour

This trope will be haunting us for years to come.
Tari Ngangura
9.27.18
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
extremism

The White Nationalist Heir Who Rejected His Dad's Vile Bigotry

Practically anyone can be convinced their hateful ideology is wrong—even if they were born and bred to evangelize it.
Allie Conti
9.18.18
DC

Superman Shouldn’t Be White

Because it never completely made sense to begin with.
Noel Ransome
9.17.18