RACISM

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Black Sand is the California surf crew fighting for justice on the water

Brick, Gage and Tre’lan met through their mutual love of surfing. Now they’re determined to change the status quo of LA’s white-washed surf culture.
Frank Nesbitt
5.20.21
Opinion

In 2021, what does visibility mean to the Asian and Trans+ communities?

On Transgender Day of Visibility, Lex Shu Chan pens an honest account of what true visibility means for the Asian and Trans+ communities in light of surges in racism and transphobia across the world.
Lex Shu Chan
3.31.21
activism

Photos from NYC’s vigil for victims of Asian hate

Ryan Razon went down to Union Square at the weekend.
i-D Staff
3.22.21
activism

How to support Asian communities across the US

Asian Americans are facing a significant increase in racism and violence. Here's how you can help.
Eda Yu
2.17.21
News

These musicians want Biden to create a Racial Justice Commission

Alicia Keyes, A$AP Ferg, Mary J. Blige and more are calling on the new administration to address and rectify systemic racism in America.
Tom George
1.20.21
Fashion

Meet the Black designers rallying against racism in Italy

In Milan, a new initiative seeks to dismantle racism in Italian fashion and spotlight a new generation of Black designers.
Chidozie Obasi
11.24.20
Photography

Gillian Laub's photos of segregated proms are still relevant in 2020

'Southern Rites' started in 2002, but feels particularly urgent right now. As the exhibition travels across America, we catch up with the photographer.
Ryan White
10.29.20
Culture

It was a cultural reset: a short history of the ABG aesthetic

Asian Baby Girls are seen as rebellious, replacing polite, studious cultural norms with being loud and taking up space. But rebellion only goes so far when it is prescriptive.
Mai Tran
10.7.20
Opinion

The art establishment needs to start treating Black work with respect

The Whitney Museum's recent art acquisition scandal shows us just how much work there is to be done.
Sara Radin
9.7.20
News

CFDA announces Black advisory board to promote inclusion in the fashion industry

The organisation says they’re committed to creating “systemic change” and amplifying Black voices.
Roisin Lanigan
9.2.20
Opinion

Can the internet ever really be anti-racist?

In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests across the world, our TLs have exploded with resources, reading lists and calls for change. But can that change happen if the very history of the web is embedded in discrimination?
Parisa Hashempour
8.21.20
Culture

Brandon Taylor’s ‘Real Life’ gets to the ugly heart of casual racism

“No one's going to tell me that my life is not a sufficient subject of art.”
Jenna Mahale
8.11.20
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