Race

Culture

the editors of cause & effect magazine discuss creating their powerful queer manifesto

A space to fight the bleak, oppressive nature of mainstream culture.
Amelia Abraham
4.19.17
News

this new horror film about racism is starting a discussion we need to have

Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' has earned 100% on Rotten Tomatoes for its bone-chilling terror and poignant message.
Tish Weinstock
2.23.17
Art

mickalene thomas on the politics of art and the black body

As she opens a group show at David Castillo Gallery in Miami, the US artist-curator talks collaboration, the African diaspora, and the political act of art making.
Benoit Loiseau
12.7.16
Photography

photographer elliott jerome brown, jr. delves deeply into black lives

The 22-year-old artist will change the way you think about blackness and queerness.
Michael Valinsky
11.10.16
News

finally, some good news from 2016: tv is now more racially diverse

GLAAD reports that racial diversity and regular representation of LGBT people on broadcast TV is at a 12-year high.
Clementine de Pressigny
11.3.16
Culture

discussing the black female and modern day feminism with bell hooks

With recent regressions in race relations in the USA and beyond fraying the thread that binds communities, bell hooks sits down for a rare conversation with i-D, to discuss her thoughts on internet feminism and the position of the black female image...
i-D Staff
9.30.16
News

willow smith: rocks dreadlocks, wears couture, speaks her mind

"It's not every day that a 15-year-old black girl with dreads gets elected to be the Chanel ambassador," the unstoppable Smith kid says of her latest role.
Hannah Ongley
7.6.16
News

vietnamese female rapper suboi delivers stereotype-slamming freestyle for obama

POTUS broke out the beat box while Vietnam's "Queen of Rap" spit some bars about young women in hip hop.
Hannah Ongley
5.25.16
News

amandla stenberg shares the short film she wrote, directed, shot, and edited to get into nyu

The poignant 20-minute short 'Blue Girls Burn Fast' touches on themes of friendship and identity (and includes a killer jab at Rachel Dolezal).
Hannah Ongley
4.13.16
watch

i-D meets bhumika arora

It’s fair to say modeling came as a shock to Bhumika Arora’s parents. In small town India, becoming an international model isn’t really something that happens every day. Hell, it’s not something that happens every day anywhere, but especially where...
i-D Staff
4.1.16
News

people only like hearing about diversity from white men, says study

Researchers found that women and minorities are actually punished for speaking up about diversity.
Hannah Ongley
3.25.16
News

zayn malik opens up about being ‘racially confused’

The now-solo artist talks growing up as a British-Pakistani Muslim.
Hannah Ongley
3.24.16