representation

coffee

Sahra Nguyen Wants to Change the Trajectory of Vietnamese Coffee

“I wanted to show people that there's so much more to Vietnam than instant coffee.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.8.19
Culture

Twenty Years Later, '10 Things I Hate About You' Is More Relevant Than You'd Expect

Despite its flaws, the film marked a turning point for feminism and female representation in teen rom-coms.
Beth Demmon
3.29.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jordan Peele Says He'll Never Have a 'White Dude' Star in His Movies

"I've seen that movie."
River Donaghey
3.27.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

Representation as a Black Muslim Woman Is Good—And It's a Trap

"Muslim Cool" author Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer shares the "twin truths about representation."
Dr. Su'ad Abdul Khabeer
3.27.19
representation

Reflecting on Our Own Use of Trans and Non-Binary People In Stock Images

We spoke with journalist Serena Sonoma and GLAAD representative Nick Adams to discuss Broadly's use of stock photos of trans and non-binary people and what the media industry can do to be more inclusive.
Broadly Staff
3.26.19
Photography

Photographer Lia Clay On Tokenization Behind The Camera

We spoke to Lia Clay about her inspirations, the trap of tokenization, and the advice she has for young photographers.
Leila Ettachfini
3.26.19
carnaval

For Indigenous and Afro-Colombians, Carnaval Is More Than a Party

Faced with stigmatization and targeted threats, Colombia's marginalized communities have found a respite in the Barranquilla Carnaval: a means of preservation and celebration in the midst of violence.
Megan Janetsky
3.7.19
Black History Month

Black Creatives Tell Us What Black History Month Means to Them in 2019

"Slavery is behind us, but racism is still there. We need more than just a month to stop it."
Yasmine Seck
Alexandre Perras
2.28.19
Film

'I Thought He Was a Fake': Why Yalitza Aparicio Almost Left Her 'Roma' Audition

Her Oscar nomination broke ground, but it almost didn't happen over a suspected catfishing situation.
Ollin Velasco
2.25.19
Oscars

Spike Lee's Oscar Speech Was A Lesson In Black History

The Oscar-winning writer and director of 'BlacKkKlansman' paid honor to his legacy of work and those that got him to the Academy Award stage.
Stacie Williams
2.25.19
fried chicken

Fried Chicken Restaurant Takes Down 'Insensitive' Paintings of Rappers After Outcry

A new restaurant in a gentrifying area of DC received backlash from locals for paintings that showed rappers as chickens.
Bettina Makalintal
2.8.19
golden globes

Why It's Important for Diverse, Emerging Artists to Win Awards

Representation matters more than you think.
Kara Weisenstein
1.7.19
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