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No, We Don’t Need to Have a Conversation About Race

by Michael Harriot

“We need to talk.” Those four words send chills down the spine of everyone who ever hears them. The phrase is a universal red… Read More

Black Britain's Similar Understanding of Struggle and Police Conflict

Black Britain's Similar Understanding of Struggle and Police Conflict

by Kehinde Andrews

Thousands of people in cities across Britain poured onto the streets this weekend to protest in solidarity with African Americans who have been victims… Read More

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Black Americans and the Paradox of Concealed Carry Laws

by Zainab Karim

A wide nose. That’s where it all began. In a… Read More

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‘Black Privilege’ Is Nothing More Than a Figment of the White Imagination

by Michael Harriot

Lately the term Black privilege has become increasingly popular in… Read More

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by Wilkine Brutus

She was an old Korean lady from a small village in Jeju Island, South Korea, with innocent, childlike tendencies—void of interracial friendships… Read More

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Sigh. Why Won’t Rachel Dolezal Go Away?

by Britni Danielle

Like some sort of cultural fungus, former NAACP Spokane, Wash. President-turned-outed-White-woman Rachel Dolezal just won’t go away. We just… Read More

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#MediaSoWhite: No Clue About Blackness? No Problem!

by Jamilah Lemieux

I made it a point not to let White writers (nor Black men, to be fair) ruin Beyonce’s bittersweet Lemonade album for me by actively… Read More

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W. Kamau Bell Tackles Race, Class in United Shades of America

by Kyra Kyles

W. Kamau Bell went to some extreme lengths to tackle the always uncomfortable, often dangerous, topic of race in America for his new CNN docu-series… Read More

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Buzzfeed Calls “Black People Questions” Video a 'Mistake'

by #teamEBONY

Buzzfeed finally (and formally) addressed a video that had Black folk deep in their feelings last week…and not in a good way.   The… Read More

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How Comparing a Black Murder Defendant to 'King Kong' Affected His Trial

by The Marshall Project

A federal trial judge in South Carolina last week overturned the death sentence… Read More

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