Civil Rights

Culture

How to talk to your white friends and family about privilege

Experts weigh in on how to have difficult conversations about race effectively, without alienating your loved ones.
Beatrice Hazlehurst
6.12.20
Film

An ongoing anti-racist watch list for non-Black allies

Educate yourself about systemic racism and police brutality in America, starting with these 12 films and documentaries.
Paige Silveria
6.8.20
Art

a new exhibit celebrates the life of james baldwin

‘God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin,’ curated by Hilton Als, opens this week at the David Zwirner Gallery.
Nicole DeMarco
1.8.19
Photography

stephen shames photographed everyday life within the black panther party

After meeting Bobby Seale at a college protest, Shames became the official photographer of the Black Panther Party, capturing its struggles and moments of stillness.
Maxime Delcourt
10.10.18
Culture

say it loud: women, art, and black power

With a new show at the Tate Modern celebrating the work made by African-American artists during the Black Power movement of the 60s, we spoke to some of the women who channeled their activism into art.
Emma Finamore
7.19.17
Donald Trump

protect trans kids, and save us all

A call for empathy.
Daniel Reynolds
2.24.17
Culture

why danny lyon's iconic civil rights era photographs are more relevant than ever

Some of the most powerful photographs of the Civil Rights Era are by photographer and activist Danny Lyon. Last week at the Whitney Museum, Lyon sat down with his longtime friend, congressman John Lewis, to discuss a new retrospective of his...
Hannah Ongley
7.18.16
News

nyc's new restroom regulation is a big win for transgender rights

Amid a nationwide debate on LGBT discrimination, mayor Bill de Blasio puts New York City on the right side of history.
Hannah Ongley
3.8.16