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GQ

THE RISE OF THE WOKEFLUENCER. A summer of protest has forced influencers, once so reliant on beautiful backdrops, to find new ways to post. The results are grim. Over the […]
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CNN

KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL TO ANNOUNCE GRAND JURY DECISION IN BRIONNA TAYLOR CASE. The long-awaited findings of a grand jury probe into the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor will be […]
CNN

NPR

UNCLE BEN’S CHANGING NAME TO BEN’S ORIGINAL AFTER CRITICISM OF RACIAL STEREOTYPING. Uncle Ben’s will now be known as Ben’s Original. Food giant Mars, Incorporated said Wednesday that it is changing the […]
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Jezebel

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA JUNIOR ASKS GREEK ORGS TO SOCIALLY DISTANCE, FRAT RESPONDS WITH RACIST COMMENTS ABOUT HER GENITALS. The putrid young gentleman of the University of Georgia’s fraternity Lambda Chi Alpha can’t […]
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NPR

ROBERT GRAETZ, ONLY WHITE PASTOR TO BACK MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT, DIES AT 92. The Lutheran church did not have many ordained African American ministers in 1955, so when a call […]
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Cornell Chronicle

‘SPORTING BLACKNESS’ EXAMINES RACE AND REPRESENTATION IN FILM. Sports films, as a genre, are under-appreciated by cinema scholars, according to Samantha Sheppard, … [an] Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies […]
Cornell Chronicle

The Atlantic

ANTEBELLUM ISN’T JUST BAD —IT’S VILE. To make a point about the evils of white supremacy, the film subjects its Black characters to unceasing brutality. Antebellum is the kind of film […]
The Atlantic

W Magazine

THANDIE NEWTON: “MAEVE’S NUDITY WAS THE GREATEST FORM OF PROTEST”. It may come as a surprise, but Thandie Newton never knew much about the global superstar who is Michael Jordan before lockdown. […]
W Magazine

Associated Press

ROSA PARKS’ HOME DISPLAYED IN ITALY AS US RACE TENSIONS RISE. The run-down, paint-chipped Detroit house where U.S. civil rights icon Rosa Parks took refuge after her historic bus boycott […]
Associated Press