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Is Black Snapchat Replacing Black Twitter?

While Twitter has become a space where black intellectuals have to constantly face off against racists and bigots, Snapchat creates a fun and intimate community among users that's devoid of vitriol.
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6.23.16
Stuff

'Chappelle's Show' Co-Creator Neal Brennan Talks About His Off-Broadway Show, Mixing Comedy with Emotion, and Dave

We spoke to the comedian about his new play '3 Mics' and what it's been like working with everyone from Dave Chappelle to Nike.
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2.23.16
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How My Ex-Girlfriend's Abortion Saved My Life

When I fell into a bad situation, abortion was the safety net that helped my former partner and I out.
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12.3.15
Stuff

Shopping Won't Make You Happy

One hundred thirty-five million Americans are expected to hit stores during the long Black Friday weekend. Despite what we've been made to believe, happiness will not be available for purchase.
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11.27.15
News

No, Black Lives Matter Isn't Stopping Cops from Doing Their Jobs

The so-called "Ferguson effect" is complete bullshit, but it's being used to delegitimize and poison the message of Black Lives Matter.
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11.23.15
News

We Can't Let America Give in to Islamophobia

Paris is deeply associated with love, but after the horrific attacks of last week, which left 129 people dead, too many are trying to use the city to fill us with hate.
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11.18.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

It's Hard to Run for President When Nobody Likes You: The Jeb Bush Story

If the Jeb! campaign isn't on a respirator yet, it's because the respirator is being pushed down the hallway to its hospital room.
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11.2.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Struggle to Understand Ben Carson's Rise

The former neurosurgeon is leading Republican polls, and I still can't figure out why.
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10.28.15
News

White People Talk About Their White Privilege

The point is not whether we choose to acknowledge or ignore the impact of race, but how white privilege defines all aspects of American life.
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10.22.15
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Black Lives Matter Could Succeed Where Leaders Like Farrakhan Have Failed

A lot of the media coverage around Saturday's Justice Or Else rally focused on Louis Farrakhan, reminding us that building a movement around one man has its pitfalls. By eschewing leaders, Black Lives Matter has shielded itself from these problems.
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10.12.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Assessing Hillary Clinton's New Plan to Stop Gun Violence

With a new set of policy proposals, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is trying to change the tired national narrative around gun violence.
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10.6.15
News

Ben Carson Reminds Us That America Loves to Hate Muslims

Instead of being shamed for saying that a Muslim should never be the President of the United States, Ben Carson has seen a surge in donations and an increase in Facebook followers.
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9.22.15