In recent works from "Insecure" to "Sorry to Bother You" to "BlacKkKlansman," sounding "real" is a tricky equation.
In the seemingly wholesome world of castles, brutalism and before-and-after landscapes, white supremacy is hiding in plain sight.
The language of colonialism is infecting outer space, thanks to dominance by rich white businessmen and politicians.
The comedian has made huge strides in diversifying his writer's room. We just wish it weren't so rare.
Atop the coffee table inside the house where Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Prods. lives sit some very on-brand periodicals — titles like Heavy Metal, Fangoria and Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone Magazine. T…
Fox News anchors and high-profile politicians are now openly pushing the racism of the alt-right. The fringe movement’s messages have permeated the mainstream Republican Party.
Spike Lee wants to talk about President Trump and Barack Obama and Colin Kaepernick and the Ku Klux Klan. But why do that in private when you could do it loudly, outside, for everyone to hear?
Two years after law enforcement arrested 120 gang members in the Bronx, the community is still debating whether it made them safer.
A wealthy entrepreneur’s police app may reinforce structural and cultural biases when it comes to reporting people to the police.
Susan Bro reflects on what she's learned about speaking out against hatred and advocating for social justice.
It’s a success at the US box office, but director Boots Riley says it’s struggling to find distribution overseas.
‘Death of a Nation’ is a godawful movie that manages to be both racist and boring.
"Until there is a mosaic of perspectives coming from different ethnicities behind the lens, we will continue to have a narrow approach and view of what the world actually looks like."
Finally, the moment we’ve all been waiting for: Andrew Sullivan, a bologna sandwich with a British accent, has weighed in on tech writer Sarah Jeong’s hiring by the New York Times in a new piece for New York magazine. He used the word “neo-Marxist” twice. It was terrible.
Black Panthers and other activists brought the ancient Chinese practice into addiction medicine in New York in the 1970s. Despite a lack of firm evidence, it's still popular in some communities.
The reaction to Nia Wilson’s death is a lesson in being an ally.
A couple is torn apart by a false rape accusation.
It's tempting to believe that the recent groundswell in talk about Hollywood's diversity problem would result in actual improvement. But the numbers — at least so far — paint a sobering story.
Hazel Scott was a piano prodigy who wowed the worlds of music, TV and film. But when she stood up for her rights, the establishment took her down.
The genre, in which a black man has sex with a white man's wife, represents the ultimate threat to white manhood and racial purity. And it's loaded with racist undertones that have real-world implications.
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