RACISM

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 hours ago
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
Culture

Russia needs to face up to anti-Black racism

As @youngmasha’s recent experience speaking out about racism on TikTok proves, violent discrimination against Afro-Russians is rife.
Mahoro Seward
7.7.20
Opinion

This is how we can tackle anti-blackness in the South Asian community

Activists and organisers weigh in on how to root out the deep-seated colourism and harmful anti-Black ideals that pervade the South Asian community today.
Tahmina Begum
7.1.20
Art

The virtual Black Protest Art Show honors the legacy of Juneteenth

“Black Lives Matter, Black stories matter, the history, culture and places of Black people matter, and they are an intrinsic part of the artwork in this exhibit.”
Sara Radin
6.19.20
Culture

Meet the New York creatives distributing protest kits on the frontlines

Photographer Sophia Wilson has collaborated with Procell to create 'City Kits' filled with vital supplies for Black Lives Matter protesters.
Laura Pitcher
6.18.20
News

The Cecil Rhodes statue at Oxford University is coming down

It’s a landmark moment in the long-fought campaign to force the institution to reckon with its racist history.
Mahoro Seward
6.18.20
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