RACISM

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
Music

pharrell on racial and gender bias: women have it "twice as hard"

'There's a lot of gender bias, and there's a lot of racial bias. It's undeniable.'
Isabelle Hellyer
12.13.16
Film

watch the trailer for ava duvernay’s netflix doc about american prisons and racial inequality

The documentary will become the first non-fiction film to open the New York Film Festival on Friday, ahead of its Netflix debut and limited cinema release.
Charlotte Gush
9.27.16
Music

kelela says it's time for white people to google "white privilege"

On the heels of the most recent US shooting, the singer asks people to "wake up, call yourself out, and listen."
Amy Campbell
9.22.16
News

solange opens up about being a person of color in “predominantly white spaces” in a new essay

The singer asks why her friends and family continue to be treated with suspicion and disrespect.
Wendy Syfret
9.12.16
News

black south african schoolgirls are protesting their right to wear natural hair

Girls as young as 13 have been forced to straighten or cut their natural afros, sparking protests and a petition that has gathered nearly 20,000 signatures.
Hannah Ongley
8.29.16
Culture

​a new musical about civil rights hero rosa parks is being made in london

After refusing to give up her seat on a bus for a white man in Alabama in 1955, Parks became an iconic figure in the American civil rights movement.
Charlotte Gush
8.9.16
News

controversy as biracial zara worker told her braids are ‘unprofessional’

Following offensive comments in the media about Zendaya’s Oscars locks, the politics of black hairstyles hits the shop floor.
Tish Weinstock
4.11.16
Fashion

zoë kravitz discusses the politics of fame and racism in hollywood

Singer, actor and style icon Zoë Kravitz has emerged from her parents’ shadows and is fast becoming one to watch in her own right. Here she opens up to i-D.
Tish Weinstock
4.8.16
Fashion

how to appreciate a culture without appropriating it

Is it possible to take inspiration from other cultures without causing offense?
Zoya Patel
3.17.16
News

why ajak deng is returning to modeling after quitting over industry racism

"Yes sure giving up is easier but who will fight the war that we are so in denial about?"
Hannah Ongley
2.29.16