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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

Dash Cam Footage of Philando is Psychological Warfare

The release of the dash cam footage of Philando Castile's murder after his killer was acquitted is a form of psychological warfare. For years, we...

We’re Pressed About Jalen Ramsey Possibly Being Gay. Why?

Football players talk a lot of shit. You don't get to the NFL without knowing how to engage in psychological warfare. But Jacksonville Jaguars...

Donald Glover Had A ‘Dream’

Hip-hop culture's most prominent creatives tend to have running themes throughout their work. Kanye West's music and video projects are commentaries on the limitations...

Let’s Not Talk About Those Fake ISIS Videos

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism broke a report that The Pentagon, headquarters of the United States' Department of Defense, paid British PR Firm Bell...

ATC Will Capitalize Both “Black” and “White” Racial Identities

For the foreseeable future, Across The Culture will be capitalizing both "Black" and "White" when using these terms as racial identities.

LeBron and Celebrities (Un)Effectively Using Their Fame

NBA.com broke the news of LeBron James being the executive producer of an upcoming multipart documentary on the life of Muhammad Ali. Last month,...

It’s Not Black And White: Race in Brazil

Imagine being the child of two parents of predominantly African descent. You have a skin tone like Akon's, and your sibling of the same...

The Importance of Both/And in Times of Tragedy

Written during the height of 2017's hurricane season devastation, this piece is a strong call for Americans to fight the urge to retreat into...

The Whiteness Project Is Necessary

Whiteness is a concept. People who identify as White tend to be the ones who buy into it, but anyone can. Don't act like it's...
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The Tigray Genocide’s Tie To Black People Globally

It's been 91 days since Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali declared war on Tigray, a prominent ethnic group in the country's...