california has become the first state to ban discrimination based on natural hair
In a landmark bill, the state has prohibited employers from enforcing rules that disproportionately impact black Americans.
how home invasion horror made america face its own shadow
Movies like 'Us', 'Don't Breath' and 'The Purge' provide allegories of America as a place where wealth is hoarded, violence is indigenous and the outsider is always suspicious.
sacha baron cohen’s new series is “perhaps the most dangerous show in the history of television”
It features the former Vice President of the United States signing a waterboarding kit.
on columbus day, a decolonising group takes action
Decolonize This Place published a public letter about how New York can improve its decolonisation efforts and led an anti-Columbus Day tour of the American Museum of Natural History.
falling in love with new orleans
Photographer Marisa Chafetz shares luminous images of late nights, karaoke, and climbing trees from her four years in the South.
lana del rey is done with american flags!
The 'National Anthem' singer opens up about the difficulty of being patriotic under President Trump.
jordan peele's next project sounds even scarier than get out
Peele and J.J. Abrams are turning Lovecraft Country into an HBO horror series set in 50s Jim Crow America.
pervy macs and cowboy tailoring: the downlow on raf simons’ calvin klein debut
A$AP Rocky, Millie Bobby Brown, Sofia Coppola and more watch as Raf delivers a sequel to own label’s love letter to the America that lives on in our dreams.
why trump's ban is an attack on all muslims
The immigration ban not only further stigmatises Muslim refugees who have fled the very terrorists that Trump is supposedly worried about, it sets a precedent for attitudes across America and beyond.
haunting photographs of america's ufo believers
In 'Phenomena', three Danish photographers document a community that believes we are not alone in the universe — or on earth.
the politics of hope: photographing america's youth in the wake of the election
The American election of 2016 was one of the most divisive ever. We travelled across the country in its aftermath to find out the hopes, dreams and fears of the kids who’ll be living with its repercussions for the next four years.
why activist blair imani will no longer wear a hijab post-trump
On November 9, activist Blair Imani decided that wearing her faith’s traditional head covering no longer enabled her to feel safe. Here, she describes navigating the intersection of self-expression and self-protection, and the need for change.