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Racism

  1. ch-ch-changes
    Sephora Has a Plan to Tackle Racial BiasNew protocol, fewer security guards, and more Black-owned beauty brands.
  2. music
    A Brief Overview of Lana Del Rey’s Disastrous Album RolloutLana … get off of social media.
  3. racism
    Terrible Woman Reaffirms That She’s TerribleMiya Ponsetto, who attacked a Black teenager and accused him of stealing her phone, gave a jaw-droppingly rude interview to Gayle King.
  4. crime
    A Black Woman Was Assaulted by a Mob of Trump SupportersThe Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the violent attack as a hate crime.
  5. power
    This Isn’t the Revolution They Think It IsSome on the far right say they want another 1776. But it’s a different, darker history that’s repeating itself.
  6. racism
    A Woman Falsely Accused a Black Teenager of Stealing Her PhoneHere’s everything we know about the incident involving “Soho Karen,” which is under investigation by the NYPD and the Manhattan DA.
  7. power
    The Karen Next DoorA white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  8. power
    America, You Owe MeWe have been patient, and America owes Black people whatever it has to give.
  9. power
    COVID Is Pushing Black Mothers Out of the Workforce at a Staggering RateA new report found that the group has seen a greater drop in workforce participation than any other.
  10. police brutality
    Philadelphia Police Fatally Shot a Black Man in Front of His MomFollowing the shooting of 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr., people took to the streets in protest.
  11. style
    Report: Anna Wintour Created a Culture of Tokenism at VogueAccording to the New York Times, diversity initiatives have often been an exercise in optics.
  12. power
    University of Georgia Fraternity Suspended Over Racist Group Texts“Lord give me the strength to not call that woman a racial slur,” one message read.
  13. police brutality
    Wisconsin Police Shot a Black Man Multiple Times in the BackOfficers opened fire on Jacob Blake while his back was turned, as his three children watched from the car.
  14. rnc 2020
    Anti-Abortion Activist Totally Fine With Police Profiling Her Biracial Son“Statistically, my brown son is more likely to commit a violent offense over my white sons,” says RNC speaker Abby Johnson.
  15. power
    Corey Couldn’t Take It AnymoreA Yale cafeteria worker smashed a monument to slavery, and changed an institution.
  16. crime
    A White Couple Allegedly Terrorized Their Black Neighbor for 3 YearsIn July, Jennifer McLeggan hung a sign on her door that said, “I live in FEAR for my life at home.” Now her neighbors have been arrested.
  17. childbirth
    Black Newborns Are 3 Times More Likely to Die When Treated by White DoctorsNew research exposes the harrowing racial disparities in childbirth and postnatal care.
  18. crime
    Everything We Know About the Killing of George FloydNewly released body cam footage suggests the officers involved adopted an aggressive stance from the outset.
  19. power
    A Black Teen Jailed for Not Doing Her Schoolwork Is Now FreeThe 15-year-old girl, who struggles with ADHD and a mood disorder, was detained for nearly 80 days.
  20. book excerpt
    There’s a Divide in Even the Closest Interracial FriendshipsIncluding ours.
  21. crime
    A Black Man Says He Was the Victim of an ‘Attempted Lynching’Vauhxx Booker says he was attacked by a group of white men who threatened to “get a noose.” Now, the FBI is investigating.
  22. power
    Amy Cooper Charged With Filing a False Police ReportAfter she called 911 and falsely claimed that a Black bird-watcher was threatening her life in Central Park.
  23. power
    Yes, Activists Are Serious About Defunding the PoliceA new bill, created by the Movement for Black Lives, calls for a “time-bound plan” to close all federal prisons and divest from policing.
  24. protests
    How to Support the Struggle Against Police BrutalityOrganizations to donate to, and other actions to take to help demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police violence.
  25. power
    The Protests Aren’t Stopping Anytime SoonOne month into the nationwide uprising against police brutality, protesters have taken over City Hall Park in Manhattan to make their demands heard.
  26. crime
    A Black Teen Says Four White Men Lit Her Face on FireThe attack is being investigated as a hate crime.
  27. who’s next?
    Johnson & Johnson Will Finally Stop Selling Skin-Whitening Creams“Fairness” serums, cleansers, and creams are getting axed.
  28. 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.”
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. decisions
    What Do We Do With Bravo?The idea that we can keep watching reality shows without thinking has finally soured.
  32. first person
    This JuneteenthI want to feel the peace that white people have enjoyed at my expense.
  33. racism
    Aunt Jemima Is Finally Getting a New NameQuaker Oats has acknowledged the brand’s heavy reliance on racial stereotypes, about 130 years in.
  34. 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.
  35. photography
    The Afterlife of George Floyd: A Portfolio by Photographer Eli ReedAmerican iconography of a death, history and a Black southern homecoming.
  36. 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.”
  37. do better
    What Do We Want From White Celebrities Right Now?The price of having a platform has gone up.
  38. the body politic
    Racism Doesn’t BlinkThe public performance of white supremacy is key to upholding it.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. bravo
    Vanderpump Rules Has Fired Stassi and Kristen for RacismAs well as two other cast members, Brett and Max.
  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. pride
    Ways You Can Support the Black LGBTQ+ CommunityFor Pride Month and beyond.
  45. culture
    Lea Michele Accused of Racism and Bullying by Glee Castmates“YOU TOLD EVERYONE THAT IF YOU HAD THE OPPORTUNITY YOU WOULD ‘SH*T IN MY WIG!’ AMONG OTHER TRAUMATIC MICROAGGRESSIONS,” Samantha Ware wrote.
  46. required reading
    13 Books You Should Read About Black LivesFrom established classics to newer works.
  47. crime
    A Black Man Asked a White Woman to Leash Her Dog. She Called the Cops.“I’m going to tell them there’s an African-American man threatening my life.”
  48. protest
    Protests Erupt over George Floyd’s Death in Police CustodyHundreds of people took to the streets; police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowd.
  49. life after life
    There’s No Way to Prepare for GriefI thought checking in with family members could keep the sense of loss at bay. When my uncle died, that felt foolish.
  50. coronavirus
    Black Americans May Be Disproportionately Dying of CoronavirusThe data is limited, but it is so far damning.
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