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CNN

PHARRELL WILLIAMS:: ‘WE MUST TRUST IN A BLACK VISION OF THE FUTURE’ The singer/producer/composer collaborated with the publication on a special cover project, “The New American Revolution.” For it, Williams curated a […]
CNN

The Sun (U.S.)

‘GIVE UP YOUR HOUSE’  BLACK LIVE MATTERS ACTIVISTS STORM NEIGHBORHOOD AND DEMAND WHITE RESIDENTS GIVE UP THEIR HOMES. Black Lives Matter activists in Seattle have urged white residents to give […]
The Sun (U.S.)

Time

PEOPLE OF COLOR LEARN AT A YOUNG AGE THAT THEY MUST BE TWICE AS GOOD. NOW WHITE PEOPLE NEED TO BE TWICE AS KIND. What I experienced was a white […]
Time

USA Today

AMAZON REMOVES CLOTHING WITH DEROGATORY TERM TOWARD KAMALA HARRIS. The seller, The Oxygen Bandit, was offering t-shirts, tank tops, hoodies and sweatshirts with a similar design to Joe Biden’s campaign […]
USA Today

NPR

‘I WAS ASKED IF I STOLE MY CAR’ BLACK DIPLOMATS DESCRIBE HARASSMENT AT U.S. BORDERS. In April 2018, Tianna Spears joined the State Department, looking forward to the promise of […]
NPR

Time

‘IT’S A STRUGGLE THEY WILL WAGE ALONE’. HOW BLACK WOMEN WON THE RIGHT TO VOTE. The 19th Amendment, ratified a century ago on Aug. 18, 1920, is often hailed for […]
Time

POLITICO

IT’S KAMALA’S PARTY NOW.  It was only fitting that the biggest speech of Kamala Harris’ life followed Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. amid the prime-time lineup that nodded to the […]
POLITICO

New York Magazine

KAMALA HARRIS ENTERS THE ARENA AS A HAPPY WARRIOR. Standing behind the podium after hard-hitting speeches from Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Nancy Pelosi — and perhaps in the shadow of a […]
New York Magazine

Time

WE CAN’T TELL KAMALA HARRIS’ STORY WITHOUT THE BRITISH EMPIRE. WE CAN’T TELL AMERICA’S WITHOUT IT EITHER. As Kamala Harris vies for the Vice Presidency, a complete recounting of her […]
Time

Vanity Fair

KAMALA HARRIS’S PEARL NECKLACE HAS DEEP SYMBOLISM THAT GOES BEYOND POLITICS. Harris’s fondness for pearls goes much deeper than any political stylist’s involvement. She proudly wears a single-strand pearl necklace […]
Vanity Fair

NBC News

THE STORY OF BLACK WOMEN IN POLITICS: HOW WE GOT KAMALA HARRIS’ ASSENT. Figures like Fannie Lou Hamer, Shirley Chisholm, and Barbara Jordan forged a tradition of Black women in […]
NBC News

CBS News

GET TO KNOW KAMALA HARRIS’ FAMILY. Harris grew up in a household with a Jamaican father and Indian mother. Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan, emigrated from India in 1960 to attend […]
CBS News

Boston Globe

KAMALA HARRIS IS A BLACK WOMAN: IT’S NOT COMPLICATED. Kamala Harris could become the first woman to be vice president. And she’s a Black woman. Calling her Black does not […]
Boston Globe

Boston Globe

CALLING ON WHITE AMERICANS: REPARATIONS FOR SLAVERY ARE DUE. Since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis by a white police officer, and the resounding anti-racist uprisings around the world, […]
Boston Globe