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‘NOT RACIST’ IS NOT ENOUGH: PUTTING IN THE WORK TO BE ANTI-RACIST. When the topic of racism comes up, I often think of a billboard in the small town of […]
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Newsweek

WHO IS JACKIE ORMES? GOOGLE DOODLE HONORS FIRST BLACK FEMALE NEWSPAPER CARTOONIST. Jackie Ormes, the first and only Black female newspaper cartoonist of her time in the United States, is […]
Newsweek

FiveThirtyEight

COULD A BACKLASH AGAINST BLACK LIVES MATTER HURT BIDEN? THE TWO DON’T APPEAR LINKED SO FAR. Some political analysts have suggested that the decline in support for Black Lives Matter and the […]
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Mercury News

RACIAL JUSTICE REQUIRES THAT WE REIMAGINE CITIZENSHIP. The growing movement for racial justice demands that we reimagine our flawed systems. Yet, at a time when every part of our current […]
Mercury News

Washington Post

‘They just need to disappear’: Kenosha sheriff once called for Black shoplifters to be ‘warehoused’ and kept from having children. After five young Black people allegedly stole about $5,000 of […]
Washington Post

ProPublica

BLACK WORKERS ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED BUT LESS LIKELY TO GET UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. Record numbers of Americans are receiving unemployment insurance during the pandemic. That’s because of the […]
ProPublica

Vogue

THE MAKING OF VOGUE’S SEPTEMBER 2020 COVERS. For her Vogue cover, Jordan Casteel chose a real person as her subject, fashion designer Aurora James, who made headlines in June with her 15 Percent […]
Vogue

USA Today

ADELE STIRS CULTURAL APPROPRIATION CONTROVERSY WEARING BANTU KNOTS IN LATEST PHOTO. Adele is stirring controversy after posting an Instagram wearing Bantu knots, a traditional African hairstyle. In the image, the […]
USA Today

Newsweek

NANDI BUSHELL, A 10-YEAR-OLD MUSICIAN, HAS THE SPIRIT OF 1,000 ROCK STARS. Bushell used her growing platform to advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement at the height of the […]
Newsweek

Financial Times

BLACK LIVES MATTER IS ABOUT BOTH RACE AND CLASS. The death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter marches that have followed have made headlines the world over. But […]
Financial Times

Washington Post

MARIAN ANDERSON’S LINCOLN MEMORIAL CONCERT WASN’T THE MOMENT OF SOCIAL RECONCILIATION WE LIKE TO THINK. With one little click, suddenly I was down the memory hole. I had been writing […]
Washington Post

WSJ

NAOMI OSAKA ON FIGHTING FOR NO. 1 AT THE U.S. OPEN AND WHY SHE’S SPEAKING OUT. This summer, when the eyes of the world were on Minneapolis in the days […]
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BuzzFeed News

PAINTERS IN KENOSHA ARE COVERING UP BLACK LIVES MATTER MESSAGES WITH MURALS ABOUT “LOVE” AND “UNITY”. As protests and violence upset their city, some white residents are trying to drown […]
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