Race

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
10.11.18
Culture

6 asians in fashion on what 'crazy rich asians' means to them

Soo Joo Park, Siki Im, Turner, Mai Quynh, Paolo Roldan, and Jane Kim-Smith talk representation and moving the needle forward.
Tim Chan
8.23.18
Fashion

19 photographers making fashion's gaze more representative

After Beyoncé helped Tyler Mitchell become the first black photographer to shoot a Vogue US cover in its 126-year history, we celebrate a new generation of POC and LGBTQI image-makers changing culture right now.
Steve Salter
8.9.18
Art

gianni lee is the modern-day basquiat painting skeletons on nyc streets

The deliberately crude figures are inspired by ancient African hieroglyphics.
Sarah Gooding
7.30.18
Think Pieces

the problem with kylie jenner’s almost billion dollar brand

“America loves black culture and not black people.”
Georgie Wright
7.16.18
Culture

this new film about the kkk and black america just wowed critics at cannes

Spike Lee's BLACKkKLANSMAN is the kind of political protest movie America needs right now.
Douglas Greenwood
5.16.18
Culture

this old naomi campbell interview is one of the best things on the internet right now

“If I'm gonna be remembered for something, I want to be remembered for being a bitch.”
Georgie Wright
4.20.18
Music

the reverberations of kendrick lamar’s win

Will this help to end the segregation of black artists to certain patronising musical categories?
Candice Carty-Williams
4.18.18
Culture

the simpsons responded to the apu criticism in the worst way possible

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Hannah Ongley
4.10.18
Culture

iggyldn's powerful videos ask black men to be vulnerable

The London poet and director is reshaping how we think about the nuances of categorisation. Following his beautiful visual projects Black Boys Don't Cry and Fatherhood, Iggy is creating new work with photographer Alice Mann.
Georgia Graham
3.2.18
Culture

5 african-german women on natural hair and cultural appropriation

What does hair have to do with self-acceptance? What needs to change to stop the pressure for women to have straight hair? We head to Berlin to talk confidence and cornrows in the German capital.
i-D Staff
6.23.17
Culture

this black british writer is done with talking to white people about race

Sorry white folks, Reni Eddo-Lodge is not here to be your "magical Negro".
Candice Carty-Williams
6.19.17