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Race

  1. power
    Breonna Taylor Was Shot and Killed by Police in Her Own HomeYet none of the officers involved in her killing have been arrested, and only one has been fired.
  2. lawsuits
    Renamed Band Lady A Is Suing Anita ‘Lady A’ White Over Use of the Name Lady AAnita White has responded to the lawsuit, tweeting “no weapon formed against me shall prosper.”
  3. cut chats
    What Kimberly Drew Knows About Art and Activism“There are so many ways for all of us to partake, especially through our creative gifts.”
  4. cut chats
    Jackie Aina on Using Her Platform for Advocacy“It’s just second nature.”
  5. art and soul
    The Textile Artist Who’s Always Known How to Care for HerselfBillie Zangewa on strength, femininity, and the healing nature of domesticity.
  6. the bigger picture
    Taking Back the LensA collective bolstering visibility in photography invites you to “See in Black.”
  7. the bigger picture
    70-Plus Photographers Unite in Fundraising Initiative Against Systemic RacismReframing the Future is working with photographers and graphic designers to fundraise for National Bail Out and the Marsha P. Johnson Institute.
  8. what i learned
    I Learned Why My Dad Never Talked About His PainMy parents didn’t want me to move through my adolescence with anger toward white people.
  9. cut chats
    Patia Borja Wants You to Educate YourselfIn conversation with the woman behind the master list of resources on how to dismantle systemic racism that’s taken over Instagram.
  10. power
    15,000 People Marched in Brooklyn for Black Trans Lives“This is what community looks like.”
  11. lady a
    If Country Music Wants to Reckon With Its Racism, Look Deeper Than the Bad NamesEven if we are to give “Lady A” credit for their gesture, we must also acknowledge that it should be but the catalyst of far deeper work.
  12. theater
    Building Trust After Inclusivity Failed: Lessons for the TheaterAfter years of talk, minimal progress. So what now?
  13. power
    The Exhilarating Possibility of ProtestThousands of people have mobilized almost overnight. Now, one of New York’s most notorious police-secrecy laws has been repealed.
  14. power
    ‘It’s So Surreal Thinking About How All This Started on Lake Street’Young protestors in Minneapolis reflect on what it’s been like to help start a global uprising.
  15. protests
    ‘The Next Thing I Remember, I’m on the Ground.’City Council candidate Marti Gould Cummings on being arrested for protesting.
  16. hindsight in 2020
    Justin Bieber, Having ‘Benefited off of Black Culture,’ Vows to Fight Racism“My style, how I sing, dance, perform, and my fashion have all been influenced and inspired by black culture.”
  17. the body politic
    ‘We’ve Seen Our City Set Ablaze’Ilhan Omar on the fight against structural racism and injustice, and how the Congressional Black Caucus can move us forward.
  18. roundtables
    A Roundtable Discussion on a Chaotic Week in Social MediaAs new rules emerge and people test the bounds of what’s acceptable online, Vulture gathers to discuss what unrest looks like on your phone.
  19. the body politic
    Don’t Call It RiotingMaxine Waters on the history of protest and the language of insurrection.
  20. protests
    Brooklyn’s Protest Amid a PandemicThousands of people came out to demand justice for George Floyd.
  21. required reading
    13 Books You Should Read About Black LivesFrom established classics to newer works.
  22. power
    What’s More Deadly“I’m terrified of the coronavirus… But I had to choose which virus poses the biggest threat to my family, friends, and me. And that’s the police.”
  23. cut chat
    The Comfort and Power of Asian Cooking in QuarantineCoronavirus has changed how I feel about my mom’s recipes.
  24. coronavirus
    A Mother in Federal Prison Has Died of the CoronavirusAndrea Circle Bear is the first woman in federal custody to die from COVID. Advocates say she could have been saved.
  25. culture
    Give Never Have I Ever a ChanceMindy Kaling’s portrait of an Indian-American teen might be imperfect, but it’s still worth your time.
  26. coronavirus
    She Thought She Had Coronavirus. She Was Turned Away Twice.Rana Zoe Mungin went to the hospital multiple times with coronavirus symptoms. By the time she was finally admitted, it was too late.
  27. coronavirus
    Black Americans May Be Disproportionately Dying of CoronavirusThe data is limited, but it is so far damning.
  28. culture
    This Podcast About Race Is Even More Relevant NowRebecca Carroll’s Come Through brings a fresh perspective to the moment.
  29. baftas so white
    Cynthia Erivo Turned Down BAFTAs Performance Over All-White Acting NomineesThe awards received criticism this week after no nominees of color made it into any of the four acting categories.
  30. vision 2020
    Why Nobody Can Prevent the All-White Debate StageThere’s no formula for adding nonwhite candidates to debates that won’t add more white candidates as well, reversing the winnowing of the nonviable.
  31. who were the 2010s?
    Ta-Nehisi Coates on What Changed in the ‘Obama Decade’ — and What Didn’tTalking reparations, Kaepernick, and the first black president with the writer who may be the definitive chronicler of racial politics in the 2010s.
  32. spoilers
    Who Is Hooded Justice? Watchmen Has a Stunning Answer.Watchmen writer Cord Jefferson talks Hooded Justice, generational trauma, and the show’s best episode yet.
  33. tv
    Walter Mosley Left Star Trek: Discovery Writers’ Room Following N-Word ComplaintIn a New York Times essay, the author says HR informed him that his use of the N-word in an anecdote had made a co-worker uncomfortable.
  34. segregation
    Should NYC Ax Gifted Programs to Integrate Its Schools?The plan from de Blasio’s advisers is good policy, but dicey politics because socioeconomic segregation is quite popular with affluent voters.
  35. 1619 project
    The ‘1619 Project’ Isn’t Anti-American — It’s Anti-White Identity PoliticsThe centrality of slavery to the American story is only threatening to one’s national identity if one chooses to identify as white.
  36. race
    The Black Art of Escape: A New Vision for Black Americans400 years have passed since the birth of a new people. Where do we go from here?
  37. the cut on tuesdays
    Brittany Packnett on Speaking the TruthOn this week’s The Cut on Tuesdays podcast episode.
  38. race
    Kamala Harris Ends the Era of Coddling Joe Biden on RaceOver the years, Joe Biden has benefited from black candidates feeling compelled to take a conciliatory pose when confronted by racism. No more.
  39. vision 2020
    The Tyranny of the Unwoke White Swing VoterThe fate of our republic lies with the 10 percent of white working-class voters who still haven’t decided which team they’re on.
  40. justice
    Bryan Stevenson on His ‘Not Entirely Rational’ Quest for JusticeThe attorney and activist on how America’s racial sins live on in our criminal justice system — and his belief that a transformation is possible.
  41. vision 2020
    Democrats Think Older White Man Is Best Bet to Beat TrumpBiden and Sanders’s strong position in early 2020 polls is likely related to perceptions that, based on 2016, candidate diversity may be too risky.
  42. obits
    Thad Cochran Was a Vestige of a Non-Racist Southern GOPThe late senator was one of the last representatives of a southern Republicanism that pre-dated the region’s racial realignment.
  43. education
    Robert Smith’s Morehouse Gift Is More Generous Than His VisionThe billionaire’s donation of $40 million to pay off the debt of Morehouse grads was a noble act of charity. But charity is not justice.
  44. old town road
    When Genre Becomes a PrisonThe story of “Old Town Road” is the story of nearly every black artist’s attempt at a country hit.
  45. racism
    In the Trump Era, Political Incorrectness on the RiseRacists appear to feel liberated to express themselves freely these days, and the partisan gap in racial perceptions has become very large.
  46. self reflection
    Should I Give My Daughter Dreadlocks?The idea of my little girl having the same style as me is tempting.
  47. vision 2020
    Will Black Voters Still Love Biden When They Remember Who He Was?Joe Biden has the worst record on racial justice of any likely Democratic primary candidate. He is also the most popular among black voters.
  48. health care
    Why Every Black Woman Deserves a DoulaNew York’s plan to make sure every woman has access to a doula, like I did, is a good idea. But will it work?
  49. racism
    Rashida Tlaib Said Mark Meadows’s Behavior Was Racist. She Didn’t Go Far Enough.Meadows is clearly not a credible arbiter of what is or is not racist, but when he took offense, colleagues felt compelled to coddle and reassure him.
  50. ralph northam
    Virginia First Lady Aggravates Northam’s Saga With Handling of Slavery HistoryPam Northam’s racial insensitivity mistake wasn’t that egregious, but it came at a time when her husband really needed to play error-free ball.
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