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Race

  1. health
    How Our Definition of Healthy Fails Black WomenWhat I’ve learned in my years as a dietitian.
  2. celebrity
    Meghan Markle on When She Stopped Being ‘Treated as a Mixed Woman’In a new episode of Archetypes, she and Mariah Carey unpack the word diva and their experiences as biracial women.
  3. culture wars
    Mother Outraged Her Biracial Son Has Learned to Identify RacismMelissa Riley tried to sue her son’s middle school for teaching him about inequality.
  4. power
    A Tale of Two CitiesWhy the Women’s Prison Association chose a Black woman from Baltimore to lead it.
  5. power
    The New Face of American Gun OwnershipBlack women are pushing against the (white, rural, and male) stereotype.
  6. politics
    Clinton’s Misunderstood ‘Sister Soulja Moment’ Doesn’t Need a RevivalWhen you understand the full context of Clinton’s 1992 remarks, calls for Biden to deliver his own challenge to Black activists make even less sense.
  7. power
    A New Book for the ‘Abolition Curious’“There’s only so much longer we as a society will tolerate police killing three people per day.”
  8. emmys 2021
    Are the Emmys Really Trying to Do Better?People of color got a lot of nominations, but it’s mostly white people who took home the awards.
  9. power
    The Real Reason Black Mothers Are Being Pushed to BreastfeedEfforts to close the racial breastfeeding gap are more complicated than they appear.
  10. the discourse
    How Anti-Racist Is Ibram X. Kendi’s Anti-Racism?His approach to fighting racism contains glaring inconsistencies and contradictions that might undermine his own project.
  11. tokyo olympics
    Black Olympians Are Set Up to FailBecause of rigid and outdated regulations rooted in racism, athletes like Sha’Carri Richardson won’t get to compete.
  12. mental health
    Building a World Where Black Folks Can Breathe EasierWith her wellness space Black Girls Breathing, Jasmine Marie pledges to help millions of women on their mental-health journeys.
  13. in the heights
    Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jon M. Chu and In the Heights Actors Address Film’s ColorismRita Moreno has also addressed the backlash, saying, “Can’t you just wait a while and leave it alone?”
  14. reckoning with a reckoning
    Eavesdropping on $5,000 Anti-Racist Dinner PartiesTwo entrepreneurs have built a business dredging up white women’s shame.
  15. reckoning with a reckoning
    White People Are SquirmingEight writers on what happens when the people around you are suddenly forced to confront race.
  16. book excerpt
    ‘You Must Play Basketball’He wants to see my moves. My Black athleticism will turn him on. But my body is a marionette with tangled and impossibly knotted strings.
  17. power
    Tarana Burke Is Just Trying to Do Her WorkA long talk about Black women, Me Too, and intentions with the activist and founder.
  18. power
    Who Gets to Write a Recovery Memoir?Hunter Biden’s Beautiful Things insists that addiction is an equalizer, which just isn’t true.
  19. art and soul
    Reimagining What Monuments Can BeA new public-art exhibition in Philadelphia aims to “transform the way our country’s histories are told in public spaces.”
  20. the cut podcast
    The Cut Podcast: Does This Poster Make Me Look Racist?This week, The Cut podcast producer B.A. Parker discusses racist and problematic historical artwork.
  21. the bigger picture
    A Gathering of Radical LovePhotos from “Protect Asian Lives,” a tender space for queer Asians, by queer Asians.
  22. first person
    Was That Racism?I ask myself this question almost every day.
  23. gallery view
    MoMA’s First Show on Race in Architecture Chooses Lofty Ideas Over Pragmatism“Why settle for the probable when we could instead imagine what is possible?”
  24. close reads
    What Was the Asian American Character Actor?For way too long, supporting roles were both the ceiling and a devil’s bargain.
  25. the bigger picture
    A Day of Solidarity Amid Rising Anti-Asian ViolencePhotos from a Black and Asian solidarity protest in New York, by the photographer Stephanie Mei-Ling.
  26. all work no pay
    A Common Theme for Black WomenUnemployment has been our disproportionate reality since long before the pandemic.
  27. art and soul
    Jasmin Hernandez Made the Coolest Coffee-Table Photo BookLet the Gallery Gurls founder tell you about it, and give you a look inside.
  28. ch-ch-changes
    Sephora Has a Plan to Tackle Racial BiasNew protocol, fewer security guards, and more Black-owned beauty brands.
  29. the cut podcast
    Your Friendly Black SidekickTypecasting young Black girls as the supportive best friend, on this week’s episode of The Cut.
  30. capitol insurrection
    ‘It Was No Accident’Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on surviving the siege.
  31. capitol insurrection
    American AmnesiaA new dawn doesn’t mean that the darkness never existed.
  32. cable news
    Joy Reid Delivers Powerful Speech on Capitol Siege and Race on MSNBC“White Americans aren’t afraid of the cops. White Americans are never afraid of the cops, even when they’re committing an insurrection.”
  33. profile
    Adonis Finds His VoiceThe model, singer and co-parent (with Slick Woods) on tokenism in fashion and being sexually fluid.
  34. how i get it done
    How a Nap Guru Gets It DoneCommunity activist Tricia Hersey sees rest as resistance and reparation.
  35. the bigger picture
    A Place for Artists to Hit ResetJasmine Clarke’s photographs capture moments of Black joy at a residency upstate.
  36. the cut podcast
    The Dangerous Legacy of White Male AmericaFeaturing author Ijeoma Oluo on this week’s episode of The Cut.
  37. book excerpt
    The Dangerous Legacy of White Male AmericaAn excerpt from a new book by the author of So You Want to Talk About Race.
  38. remembrance
    Kenzo Takada Showed Me a Different Way to Be Asian in FashionRemembering the Japanese designer who changed my life.
  39. power
    Only One Officer Was Charged in Breonna Taylor’s KillingA member of the grand jury claims they were never given the option to indict the other two officers.
  40. art and soul
    MoMA PS1 Reopens to the Public With ‘Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration’Featuring art made by people in prisons as well as work by non-incarcerated artists.
  41. wtf
    There’s a New Rachel DolezalJessica Krug has stepped down from her job as an associate history professor after admitting that she pretended to be Black.
  42. education
    Former Students Talk About Their Fake Black Professor“Now I’m just like … what else was a lie?”
  43. fundraising
    Some ‘Pro-Sex, Anti-Fascist’ Art for Your WallsProceeds benefit groups supporting Black trans people and sex workers.
  44. cut covers
    Chika Is for LoversBut even lovers have their limits.
  45. the cut podcast
    Are We the Virus?Exploring our relationship to nature, and who’s allowed to be healed by it, on this week’s Cut podcast.
  46. power
    Corey Couldn’t Take It AnymoreA Yale cafeteria worker smashed a monument to slavery, and changed an institution.
  47. overloaded
    Life As a Black “Digital Nomad” Isn’t the SameMany people see living and working abroad as a privilege. For me, it’s a way of escaping deadly racism in the U.S.
  48. overloaded
    Beyond BurnoutFive Black women on working yourself sick.
  49. overloaded
    I’m the Only Doctor in My ER Who Stands Up to the CopsEmergency rooms are stressful even without the threat of brutality.
  50. overloaded
    Am I Being Set Up to Fail?The recent wave of Black promotions and connections seems full of promise and potential, but this nagging thought remains.
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