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Race

  1. 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.”
  2. cut chats
    Jackie Aina on Using Her Platform for Advocacy“It’s just second nature.”
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. the bigger picture
    Taking Back the LensA collective bolstering visibility in photography invites you to “See in Black.”
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. power
    15,000 People Marched in Brooklyn for Black Trans Lives“This is what community looks like.”
  10. 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 Now, one of New York’s most notorious police-secrecy laws has been repealed.
  11. 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.
  12. protests
    ‘The Next Thing I Remember, I’m on the Ground.’City Council candidate Marti Gould Cummings on being arrested for protesting.
  13. 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.
  14. the body politic
    Don’t Call It RiotingMaxine Waters on the history of protest and the language of insurrection.
  15. protests
    Brooklyn’s Protest Amid a PandemicThousands of people came out to demand justice for George Floyd.
  16. required reading
    13 Books You Should Read About Black LivesFrom established classics to newer works.
  17. 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.”
  18. cut chat
    The Comfort and Power of Asian Cooking in QuarantineCoronavirus has changed how I feel about my mom’s recipes.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. coronavirus
    Black Americans May Be Disproportionately Dying of CoronavirusThe data is limited, but it is so far damning.
  23. culture
    This Podcast About Race Is Even More Relevant NowRebecca Carroll’s Come Through brings a fresh perspective to the moment.
  24. the cut on tuesdays
    Brittany Packnett on Speaking the TruthOn this week’s The Cut on Tuesdays podcast episode.
  25. self reflection
    Should I Give My Daughter Dreadlocks?The idea of my little girl having the same style as me is tempting.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. racism
    A Smith College Employee Called the Cops on a Black Student Eating Her LunchThe staff member thought she “seemed out of place.”
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. how to raise a boy
    How Mothers Talk to Their Sons About RaceFour perspectives on stereotypes, diversity, police, fear, and expectations.
  32. how to raise a boy
    How Mothers Talk to Their Sons About RaceFive perspectives on stereotypes, diversity, police, fear, and expectations.
  33. appreciations
    Michelle Obama’s Portrait Is for All of Us Black GirlsIt’s a reminder to think big.
  34. appreciations
    The New Essence Is a Salon-Chair Dream Come TrueThe return of all-black ownership of the magazine is coming at exactly the right time.
  35. politics
    Arizona GOP Site Represented Asian-Americans With Picture of Margaret Cho SitcomThey lifted the shot from All-American Girl.
  36. celebrity activism
    Jennifer Lawrence Is Encouraging Her Fans to Out White SupremacistsThe actress wants her followers to help ID the marchers from Charlottesville’s “Unite the Right” rally.
  37. Black Girls Are Perceived As Less Innocent Than White Girls — Starting at Age 5The findings build on past studies that surveyed respondents’ perceptions of black boys.
  38. abc's the bachelorette
    America Finally Has Its First Black BacheloretteRachel Lindsay, do you accept this fantasy of post-racial dating?
  39. genetics
    Yes, There Is a Genetic Component to IntelligenceIt’s important to recognize what the science says, and, no, that doesn’t lead us inexorably to Nazi race science.
  40. race
    What It Feels Like When Your Identity Is HeavyAn essay by a medical resident highlights just how much explaining and defending and representing members of minority groups are forced into.
  41. free speech
    Are People Who Defend Free Speech More Racist?A new study suggests that racist people are eager to embrace unprincipled free-speech defenses of racist speech.
  42. race
    The Lifespan Gap Between White and Black Americans Is ClosingNew research shows encouraging progress, but it might partly be explained by the white mortality crisis.
  43. Here’s a New Effort to Study the Psychological Effects of Youth ViolenceIt involves recruiting members of frequently victimized groups to conduct interviews about the psychological toll of violence.
  44. parenthood
    Babies As Young As 6 Months Old Show Racial BiasBut this isn’t necessarily bad news — researchers say knowing babies’ preferences could help expand them.
  45. 3 Insights About Inequality in American Health CareDespite being the richest and most powerful country in the world, America continues to do a terrible job taking care of its vulnerable citizens.
  46. social psychology
    3 Lessons Companies Can Learn From Google’s Diversity TravailsAs a new article shows, Google hasn’t made much progress on the diversity front. Other companies can learn from the search giant’s errors.
  47. This Weekend’s Pro-Immigrant Protests Showed How Complicated People AreIt’s easy to get us riled up and fearful, but it’s also easy to get us to exhibit spontaneous compassion for strangers.
  48. media
    The Shows You Watch Build Your Perception of the WorldFriends versus Little Mosque on the Prairie.
  49. Psychology’s Favorite Tool for Measuring Racism Isn’t Up to the JobAlmost two decades after its introduction, the implicit association test has failed to deliver on its lofty promises.
  50. xenophobia
    Many People Are Overestimating How Many Muslims There Are in Their CountryMix fear-mongering with a certain cognitive quirk, and this is the sort of thing that happens.
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