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Racism

  1. bon voyage
    Bon Appétit Editor-in-Chief Resigns Over Brownface Photo, Criticism From Staff“It’s Alive” video editor Matt Hunziker has been suspended pending an investigation.
  2. vision 2020
    Trump Needs an Opponent to Demonize. It’s Hard to Do That to Uncle Joe.Trump has tried and failed so far to undermine Joe Biden the way he did Hillary Clinton. He may get really desperate.
  3. media digest
    Former Employees at Complex Speak Out on Racism and SexismThey described a workplace rife with abuse.
  4. reality tv
    Here’s What Below Deck: Med Looked Like After Pete’s FiringThe season is being edited around the former lead deckhand following a racist Instagram post, but he’s still a strong presence in this week’s episode.
  5. "apologies"
    Jimmy Kimmel Is Sorry If His Blackface Skits ‘Genuinely Hurt or Offended’ AnyoneAnother L for the late-night Jimmies.
  6. art
    Guggenheim Curators Say Museum ‘Enables Racism’The staff sent a letter to leadership on Monday.
  7. who's next?
    Johnson & Johnson Will Finally Stop Selling Skin-Whitening Creams“Fairness” serums, cleansers, and creams are getting axed.
  8. racism in hollywood
    Ava DuVernay, Barry Jenkins Among 1,000 Black Artists Demanding Hollywood Change“The representation of Black people in the media has long been used to justify the violence against us.”
  9. explainer
    What Exactly Happened Between Jessica Mulroney and Sasha Exeter?Exeter says the TV personality threatened her livelihood and attempted “to silence a Black woman behind closed doors.”
  10. climate crisis
    Climate Change Is Making Pregnancy Riskier, Especially for Black MothersA survey of 32 million births in the U.S. shows that high temperatures and pollution are linked to underweight or premature babies and stillbirths.
  11. power
    More Food Companies Are Reconsidering Their Racist BrandingUncle Ben’s, Mrs. Butterworth’s, and Cream of Wheat appear to be following Aunt Jemima’s lead.
  12. decisions
    What Do We Do With Bravo?The idea that we can keep watching reality shows without thinking has finally soured.
  13. necessary changes
    How Food Media Fails BIPOC“Look at the mastheads for mainstream food media and it’s still mostly white people.”
  14. first person
    This JuneteenthI want to feel the peace that white people have enjoyed at my expense.
  15. racism
    Aunt Jemima Is Finally Getting a New NameQuaker Oats has acknowledged the brand’s heavy reliance on racial stereotypes, about 130 years in.
  16. black at...
    Black Teens Are Taking Their Fancy Private Schools to Task for RacismStudents and alumni are fed up, and are no longer holding back their pain.
  17. reality tv
    MTV Cuts Alex Kompothecras From Siesta Key for Racist Instagram CommentJune 16’s episode only showed the back of his head.
  18. my single is dropping
    J. Cole Drops Surprise Single ‘Snow On Tha Bluff’His first single of 2020.
  19. d.c. statehood
    Congress to Vote on D.C. Statehood for the First Time in DecadesIt would likely take a Democratic Senate plus filibuster reform to become law, but the cause of making D.C. the 51st state remains alive.
  20. black lives matter
    Corporate America Loves Increasing Racial InequalityYou can support racial justice or economic policies that increase racial inequality — but not both.
  21. photography
    The Afterlife of George Floyd: A Portfolio by Photographer Eli ReedAmerican iconography of a death, history and a Black southern homecoming.
  22. abolition
    Why Police Abolition Is a Useful Framework — Even for SkepticsAbolition is a goal, a process, and a practice.
  23. media
    ‘Am I Biased Because I’m Black?’Alexis Johnson, a reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, says she was barred from protest coverage because her bosses felt her tweets showed “bias.”
  24. please stop
    Sia Mixes Up Nicki Minaj and Cardi B, Tells Fans to ‘Focus on Systemic Racism’This is exhausting.
  25. black lives matter
    Essential Workers Aren’t Impressed by Corporate Anti-RacismCorporations are saying black lives matter. But their actions during the coronavirus pandemic say something different.
  26. black lives matter
    Jay Pharoah Shares Security Video of LAPD Drawing Guns, Kneeling on His NeckThe actor describes how four police officers drew their guns on him, claiming he looked like a man they were searching for in the area.
  27. do better
    What Do We Want From White Celebrities Right Now?The price of having a platform has gone up.
  28. 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.
  29. the body politic
    Racism Doesn’t BlinkThe public performance of white supremacy is key to upholding it.
  30. media digest
    André Leon Talley on Anna Wintour: ‘She’s a Colonial Dame’“I do not think she will ever let anything get in the way of her white privilege.”
  31. fashion
    Anthropologie Accused of Racially Profiling Black CustomersFormer employees say they were instructed to identify Black shoppers as “Nick” or “Nicky” and follow them around stores.
  32. first person
    Navigating Hollywood’s Creative Police State#BlackLivesMatter protests are heading from the streets to Hollywood. But this time, it can’t be just a hashtag.
  33. racism
    Trump Angrily Overrules Talk of Changing Confederate Names on Army BasesIs Trump returning to the sympathy for neo-Confederates he showed during the Charlottesville violence?
  34. power
    CrossFit CEO Resigns After Saying ‘We’re Not Mourning for George Floyd’Greg Glassman expressed doubt that systemic racism exists and espoused unsubstantiated conspiracy theories on a work-related conference call.
  35. gone baby gone
    HBO Max Sort of Removes Gone With the WindThe film will return to the streaming platform “with a discussion of its historical context.”
  36. black lives matter
    Taylor Swift Tweets in Support of Black Lives Matter, Calls for Policy Change“We need to elect people who will fight against police brutality and racism of any kind.”
  37. bravo
    Vanderpump Rules Has Fired Stassi and Kristen for RacismAs well as two other cast members, Brett and Max.
  38. theater
    BIPOC Theater Artists Petition for Change: ‘We See You, White American Theater’Co-signed by Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter, Viola Davis, Leslie Odom Jr. and hundreds of other theater makers.
  39. food media
    Bon Appétit’s Editor-in-Chief Resigns After Staff OutcryEmployers and contributors had called for Adam Rapoport to step down after a photo of him in brownface resurfaced on social media.
  40. improv
    Black Second City Performers and Alums Demand Change in Open LetterAmber Ruffin, Ashley Nicole Black, and Chris Redd are among them.
  41. the industry
    Over 1,000 Publishing Workers Strike to Protest Industry RacismThey’re tweeting under the hashtags #PubWorkers4BlackLives and #PubWorkers4Justice.
  42. crime
    Gunman Plows Car Through Seattle Protest, Shooting DemonstratorThe victim, a 27-year-old black man, is reportedly in stable condition.
  43. tv
    Vanderpump Rules Stars Once Called the Cops on a Black Cast MemberFaith says Stassi and Kristen bragged about reporting her to the police in 2018. “It didn’t work, so they were upset about that.”
  44. commencement speeches
    Lady Gaga Has Faith New Graduates Can Tear Racism Out by the Roots“You are the seeds that will grow into a new and different forest that is far more beautiful and loving than the one we live in today.”
  45. black lives matter
    Michael B. Jordan Tells Protesters Hollywood Needs to Commit to Black Hiring“Are you policing our storytelling, as well?”
  46. sesame street
    Elmo Learns About the Importance of Protesting on CNN’s Town Hall“Not all streets are like Sesame Street.”
  47. comedy
    Second City CEO Andrew Alexander Resigns After Claims of Institutional Racism“I am sorry for my many failures as the steward of an important cultural institution.”
  48. first person
    ‘There’s a High Probability I Would Have Marched’: On Being Black and NYPDA black NYPD officer discusses fear, tokenism, and what police and George Floyd protesters have in common.
  49. last night on late night
    Amber Ruffin Opens Up About Her Experiences With Racist Police“Don’t let people get away with racist crap — not anymore. It’s a new day.”
  50. pride
    Ways You Can Support the Black LGBTQ+ CommunityFor Pride Month and beyond.
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