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Race

  1. remembrance
    Kenzo Takada Showed Me a Different Way to Be Asian in FashionRemembering the Japanese designer who changed my life.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. education
    Former Students Talk About Their Fake Black Professor“Now I’m just like … what else was a lie?”
  6. fundraising
    Some ‘Pro-Sex, Anti-Fascist’ Art for Your WallsProceeds benefit groups supporting Black trans people and sex workers.
  7. cut covers
    Chika Is for LoversBut even lovers have their limits.
  8. 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.
  9. power
    Corey Couldn’t Take It AnymoreA Yale cafeteria worker smashed a monument to slavery, and changed an institution.
  10. 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.
  11. overloaded
    Beyond BurnoutFive Black women on working yourself sick.
  12. overloaded
    I’m the Only Doctor in My ER Who Stands Up to the CopsEmergency rooms are stressful even without the threat of brutality.
  13. 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.
  14. overloaded
    ‘Racism at My Job Literally Gave Me PTSD’Years later, in a whole new workplace, I’m still waiting for the day when things will go wrong.
  15. overloaded
    Wellness Doesn’t Belong To White WomenA disturbing culture of anti-Blackness is thriving in an industry that continues to peddle a message of care, community, and light.
  16. code switching
    How I Learned to Small Talk With White PeopleI knew my career depended on connecting with people unlike me. Now I want to challenge them, too.
  17. overloaded
    The True Cost of Being a Black TeacherEven at a school that yearns for racial equity, I constantly feel like this profession is a path to nowhere.
  18. overloaded
    When Becky Yells at YouAn excerpt from Shayla Lawson’s new book, This Is Major, about working alongside a white woman with a massive inferiority complex.
  19. police
    Secret Service Agents Accosted Two Black Mothers With a RifleThe women say they were pulled from their car and handcuffed while their young children looked on.
  20. cut chats
    ‘The Kinswomen’ Hosts on Why the Best Relationships Aren’t Always Comfortable“If you have interracial friendships and you’re not talking about race, there’s probably a breakdown of trust there.”
  21. book excerpt
    There’s a Divide in Even the Closest Interracial FriendshipsIncluding ours.
  22. 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.”
  23. cut chats
    Jackie Aina on Using Her Platform for Advocacy“It’s just second nature.”
  24. 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.
  25. the bigger picture
    Taking Back the LensA collective bolstering visibility in photography invites you to “See in Black.”
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. power
    15,000 People Marched in Brooklyn for Black Trans Lives“This is what community looks like.”
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. protests
    ‘The Next Thing I Remember, I’m on the Ground.’City Council candidate Marti Gould Cummings on being arrested for protesting.
  33. 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.
  34. the body politic
    Don’t Call It RiotingMaxine Waters on the history of protest and the language of insurrection.
  35. protests
    Brooklyn’s Protest Amid a PandemicThousands of people came out to demand justice for George Floyd.
  36. required reading
    13 Books You Should Read About Black LivesFrom established classics to newer works.
  37. 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.”
  38. cut chat
    The Comfort and Power of Asian Cooking in QuarantineCoronavirus has changed how I feel about my mom’s recipes.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. coronavirus
    Black Americans May Be Disproportionately Dying of CoronavirusThe data is limited, but it is so far damning.
  43. culture
    This Podcast About Race Is Even More Relevant NowRebecca Carroll’s Come Through brings a fresh perspective to the moment.
  44. the cut on tuesdays
    Brittany Packnett on Speaking the TruthOn this week’s The Cut on Tuesdays podcast episode.
  45. self reflection
    Should I Give My Daughter Dreadlocks?The idea of my little girl having the same style as me is tempting.
  46. criticism
    Unpacking the Gina Rodriguez ControversyThe actress broke down in tears on Tuesday when asked about criticism that recent comments she made were anti-black.
  47. cut cover story
    Sonoya Mizuno Doesn’t Just Want to DanceA conversation with the ballerina-turned–Crazy Rich Asians star about representation and following your gut.
  48. racism
    A Smith College Employee Called the Cops on a Black Student Eating Her LunchThe staff member thought she “seemed out of place.”
  49. race
    A Black Yale Student Had the Cops Called on Her for Taking a Nap in Her Dorm “I’m not going to justify my existence here,” said Lolade Siyonbola.
  50. power
    If You’re Not Angry About Chikesia Clemons, You’re Not Paying AttentionWhat happened to the 25-year old could have happened to me.
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