RACISM

News

grindr's new campaign addresses its discrimination problem

The app also introduced new guidelines that ban discriminatory statements in user profiles.
Mitch Parker
a day ago
Opinion

grindr has a new app to address discrimination

Grindr’s upcoming rebrand to ‘Kindr’ says “It’s time to play nice” -- but what can an app do to solve the epidemic of discrimination among gay men?
Yusuf Tamanna
8.8.18
Culture

this afro feminist collective is fighting racism in spain

“The priority is to discover, heal, and fight collectively and to learn together.” We talked with the founders of EFAE to learn more about the situation of Afro-descendant women in Spain.
Mirena Ossorno
2.23.18
Culture

'mudbound' director dee rees is about to flip the script

The director of one the year's most buzzed about films talks about coming out and crafting powerful black characters.
Colin Crummy
11.17.17
News

james charles, first male face of covergirl, apologizes for racist tweets

"They did not come from a place of hate," James Charles said in a video apology. "They came from me being a really ignorant 13-year-old who should not have had a Twitter account."
André-Naquian Wheeler
11.7.17
News

dove has apologized for its bizarre, racist advertisment

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

this photo series captures what microaggressions feel like

Bryan Tang’s images explore frustration, prejudice, and internalized racism in Australia.
Emma Do
6.13.17
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

​top casting director reports ‘sadistic and cruel’ treatment of models in paris

James Scully, the man behind Stella McCartney and Tom Ford’s casting, has posted allegations of models being left in a dark stairwell, and racist casting requirements.
Charlotte Gush
2.28.17
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
Music

drake calls out racism at the grammys

Reuniting with Semtex for a special OVO Sound show on Beats 1, Drake spoke about the complications of being categorized as a rapper rather than a pop artist.
Francesca Dunn
2.21.17