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Nuanced talk about arguably the most pressing social issue of our time.

Daryl Davis and the Challenge of Engaging Racists

Any good racial justice activist on Twitter will tell you racists cannot be reasoned with. The best we can do is get White allies up...

CL’s American Debut and Black Culture

With 5 million views in a week on her newest music video 'Lifted', K-Pop star CL is striving to make her way into the U.S. market....
Chinese Mississippians Tommy Quon

Vanilla Ice, Chinese Mississippians, and Hip-Hop

As described in The Big Payback, an extremely thorough chronicle of the hip-hop industry, Tommy Quon was a Chinese-American from Greenville, Mississippi. He owned...

Rich Gang White Boy, Tom Hanks’ son, and ‘nigga’

Non-Black people using the word "nigga" is always touchy. Tom Hanks' son using it is just disappointing. First of all, the thirst that some White...

Azealia Banks Is A Victim Of Misogynoir…Kinda (Preview)

Yo! I've been writing for a women's lifestyle site called Vocally for several months now. It's been a dope experience that provides me a lot of creative...

The Effect of Kaepernick’s Protest

We never thought we'd care about the voice of Eagles' linebacker Myke Tavarres. Or see a White United States Army veteran support a protest...

Mean Girls: An Asian American Retrospective

Mean Girls used to be one of my favorite movies. The plot was full of laugh-out-loud moments and characters who stretched the imagination, but...

The Pulse Shooting and The Erasure of QTPOC

The recent homophobic mass shooting of over 50 LGBTQ+ Latinx* folks at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida has shed light upon an issue...
Nick Cannon Podcast Jewish

Nick Cannon and Why the Black-Jewish American Dynamic Hasn’t Evolved

The content in recent anti-Semitic remarks from NFL wide receiver Desean Jackson and entertainment jack-of-all-trades Nick Cannon was nothing new. That's...

Does Sage Steele Deserve To Be Dragged Like This?

After ESPN anchor Sage Steele criticized wide receiver Mike Evans for his Veteran's Day national anthem protest, much of Black Twitter yanked her curly-headed...