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

Young Nudy Said “Nigger” On “4L” And Made Me Uncomfortable

"4L"—a nod to some gang shit in Atlanta that I know nothing about—off of I Am > I Was smacks. 21 Savage's growth as a rapper...
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...

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...

A Thought: Asian Americans Can’t Rock Out

Name one Asian American musician in a major scene or subgenre in American music. This prompt on its own warrants some pushback against what my...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is not our ‘Black Panther’

I know there’s this hope that CRA is going to be our Black Panther. I see a lot of exuberance surrounding it. We did...

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...
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...
Not All White People

College Cheating Scandal, Selective Colorblindness, And, Of Course, Not ALL White People!

Note: This piece does not delve into details of the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal. Here is a good article for that. To the Daily...

Black Lives Matter Beyond the USA

The United States of America might be more entrenched in racial issues than any nation in the world. But Black Lives Matter isn't a...

Stop. Rachel Dolezal is not “Transracial”

You can be angry, amused, confused, or some combination of those feelings. Frankly, they're all valid when it comes to this Rachel Dolezal story. It...