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Race and Ethnicity

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

Delta, Laughing In The Faces of Professional Black Women

Tamika Cross is an OBGYN from Houston, Texas. While on a Delta flight from Detroit to Minneapolis, a fellow passenger became unresponsive. As his wife...

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...

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...
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FNF Chop on “Walk Down” Success and the Injustice of Parole

How many times have you read this story? Up-and-coming rapper with some momentum in his career violates...
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America’s First Black College Grad Was White. Huh?

Alexander Twilight was Black. Then he was white. His classmates described him as "swarthy." (Old Stone House...
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Josh Gibson: The Epic, Painful Answer To “What If Babe Ruth Was Black?”

The resurfacing of a century-old suspicion that legendary composer Ludwig van Beethoven had immediate African ancestry was one of Twitter's 2020 highlights....
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What Sunisa Lee Did For Hmong Americans, a Nation Within a Nation

I was never an avid follower of the Olympics. I tuned into the Games when they made their way around and sometimes...

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.
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“180” S1 E3 – Are White People Guests in Hip-Hop?

For the 180 podcast episode, listen here. To keep up with 180, subscribe to the 180 RSS Feed. This...