RACISM

Opinion

white girls reinventing themselves as black women on instagram has to stop

As a recent Twitter storm brought attention to social media blackface, Emma Dabiri looks at the cultural history of this racist practice and its links to black women being perceived as sexually available.
Emma Dabiri
a day ago
Art

chase hall paints the intimate bonds between black jockeys and their horses

Exploring the complexities of America's racist past through the plight of its first black sports heroes.
Laura Pitcher
11.13.18
Culture

20 years later, is 'american history x' outdated or more relevant than ever?

The movie, which was revolutionary for its look at white supremacy in American suburbs, still resonates today — but where does it fall short?
Ivana Rihter
11.5.18
News

grindr's new campaign addresses its discrimination problem

The app also introduced new guidelines that ban discriminatory statements in user profiles.
Mitch Parker
9.19.18
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