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

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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...

England Forced To Accept Muslim Excellence

England's top professional footballer and London's new mayor are both Muslim. To top off Leicester City's miraculous season, Riyad Mahrez became the first Muslim footballer...
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Straight, Cis, Male, And Not White

Sometimes it takes a perceptive, in-your-face Asian guy to remind you issues of race and gender aren't so black and white. Fortunately, I found...

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...

‘Dope’: Blackness, Pop Culture, and Growing Up in 2015

Revolving around a circus of coinciding storylines and Malcolm's issues of self-understanding, Dope serves as a humorous representation of popular youth culture in 2015...

“Race doesn’t matter” is the wrong answer

Why White privilege is something White members of hip-hop culture can't afford to disregard yet When Macklemore dropped 'White Privilege II' this past January, he...

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...

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...
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Local Man James Baldwin: “Ending Racism Is Up To White Folk”

"White people in this country will have quite enough to do in learning how to accept and love themselves and each...

Black Army Ranger Vet’s View on Kaepernick

Mentioned in the previous article discussing Kaepernick's dismissal of the national anthem, a Black Army Ranger Vet by the name of Dorian Majied wrote an...