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vic mensa pens a moving essay on palestine and racism in america

The rapper ties human rights abuses in Palestine to racist attitudes he’s experienced at home.
Roisin Lanigan
1.15.18
Culture
Culture

dee rees is a filmmaker about to flip the script

The director talks coming out, black characters and how she changed her up own story to become a serious Oscar contender.
Colin Crummy
11.17.17
activism
activism

we should all be feminist killjoys like cambridge student leader lola olufemi

After an open-letter titled Decolonising the English Faculty was sensationalised in the press, co-author Lola spoke about being a ‘feminist killjoy’ and made us want to be one too.
Charlotte Gush
10.30.17
News
News

princess nokia threw hot soup over a racist guy on the new york subway

He deserved it so whatever.
Roisin Lanigan
10.11.17
News
News

dove slammed for lotion ad that transforms a black woman into a white woman

More than "missing the mark."
Zoé Dreadon
10.9.17
News
News

spotify takes a stand against white supremacist bands by removing their music

The streaming service’s move comes after the shocking events in Charlottesville.
Alim Kheraj
8.17.17
Culture
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
News
News

zoë kravitz is still reading racist scripts and she's over it

"When my name is brought up in a casting office, I’m sure the fact that I’m black comes up in discussions."
Hannah Ongley
6.16.17
straight ups
straight ups

what does it feel like to be asked "where are you from?"

How is discrimination experienced by those who have moved to France, or whose origins may mark them out as 'other'. i-D France took to the streets to find out.
i-D France
4.24.17
film
film

the late, great james baldwin on what it means to be black in america today

The author’s unfinished book finds its voice in new documentary I Am Not Your Negro.
Colin Crummy
4.10.17
News
News

​kendall jenner’s new pepsi ad appears to erase the black lives matter movement

Inspiring a furious reaction from online commenters, Pepsi have been accused of coopting the aesthetics of protest for profit and positioning a privileged white model as the saviour of civil rights movements in the struggle against police brutality.
Charlotte Gush
4.5.17
RACISM
RACISM

forgotten moments in pop culture: when disney used animation to help fight fascism

75 years ago, Disney made a film set in South America to help fight fascism. Perhaps the President needs to see it today.
Douglas Greenwood
3.3.17