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We treat individuals in the spotlight as gods or Satan incarnate. We tell broken stories about teams, communities, nations, and other groups to protect our worldviews. We're all human though, meaning our stories deserve more than a TMZ article. This category takes a look at how we look at people

A Thought: Why Aren’t There More Asian American Male White Supremacists?

In a world that puts Asian men down, silences us, uses us, ignores us, and shapes this utterly bland, uninspiring, unattractive, and vaguely repulsive...
Chadwick Boseman In Memory Of Comic Con

We are the Black Panther: In Memory of Chadwick Boseman

by Chelsea Herrera This piece was originally published by Plugged, a partner of ATC, on their blog Views From The...

Are You a Coon, Or Just Foolish?

Last week, Sage Steele said something dumb about today's political turmoil. Surprise. Once again, Sage Steele was accused of being a coon by some Black people...

Creators, But Not Owners: Black America And Urban Culture

Between Rock and Roll, Hip-hop, countless dance crazes, and additions to the English lexicon, American pop culture has a lot to thank Black people for. What...

Anita Hill’s Impact On Today’s Sexual Assault Discourse

Pioneers are rarely the most celebrated people. 16-year-old Claudette Colvin's bus seat protest is nowhere near as historic as Rosa Parks'. We give Drake...

Understanding Kanye West Rants, Part 1

Those poor 40-year-old mothers on set at The Ellen Degeneres Show were not ready for Kanye West last month. It's easy to watch any of...

Drake is Michael Jackson, Kendrick is Prince

To many, it's a shame that mass appeal gives some artists more fame than true artistry. But in the music industry, the effects of...

People Treated Prince Like We’re Treating Kanye Now

Prince's trailblazing was exalted upon his death. We loved him for unapologetically being himself. For making the art he wanted to make. For saying what...

Being Asexual

Per the author's request, I am keeping the author of this article anonymous. Hopefully, this person's experience with asexuality can help you understand sexual...
Chivona Newsome BLM Tigray Genocide

Hope and a Hiccup in BLM NY’s Recognition of the Tigray Genocide

Chivona Renee Newsome, co-founder of the Greater New York chapter of Black Lives Matter, spoke at a Tigray Genocide protest Sunday morning....