Race and Health

Race and Health

What It's Like to Be Labeled a Rude Black Girl

A new report quotes Black women on the ways adults assumed they were sexually active at an early age and labeled them as “loud, aggressive and angry” or “having an attitude problem."
Kimberly Lawson
4 days ago
Race and Health

The Disturbing Thing I Learned Studying White Privilege and Liberals

I found a blind spot in my empathy, and our study confirmed it.
Erin Cooley
5.7.19
Culture

Meet the Black Anime Cosplayers Blowing Up on Instagram

Five cosplayers tell us about their love for anime, finding a community within cosplay, and overcoming racist comments.
Janae Price
5.2.19
Sex

'Pro Hoe' Is My New Definition of Sexual Freedom

Kink was integral to developing my sexual identity free of the stereotyping of Black women I experienced.
Penda N'Diaye
5.2.19
beer

Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Founders Brewery Can Move Forward, Judge Rules

The suit, filed by a former employee, alleges a "racist internal corporate culture" as well as structural discrimination.
Tom Perkins
4.25.19
Phys Ed

14 Wellness Influencers Making the Industry More Inclusive

These athletes, coaches, and yogis are a middle finger to the oppressively homogenous wellness world.
Spenser Mestel
4.15.19
Film

Jordan Peele’s 'Us' Is Not-So-Secretly About Class

Peele has managed to map an enemy that exists in all of us.
Noel Ransome
3.25.19
tv

In 'Shrill', Black Characters Are More Than Vehicles for White Stories

The Hulu series doesn't apologize to white people, and that's important.
Minda Honey
3.20.19
true crime

The Horrific Story of a Mob of White Cab Drivers Getting Away with Murder

The tragic 1947 event speaks to America's enduring history of racism and systemic corruption.
Seth Ferranti
3.19.19
Fighting Words

Trump Is a Health Hazard to His Supporters

I’ll never forget how a man pulling an oxygen tank because of severe lung disease told me he would rather die than receive benefits from the Affordable Care Act because it used his tax dollars on “Mexicans and welfare queens."
Jonathan Metzl
3.6.19
white saviour

Stop Picking Up Random African Children and Posting Them on Instagram

The world needs fewer white saviors.
Dipo Faloyin
2.28.19
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Chicago

"There are no poor white neighborhoods in Chicago.”
Meghan Murphy-Gill
2.19.19
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