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The late visionary lived an impossible life — and inspired Black creatives to do the same

In1965, James Baldwin, writing for theNew York Times, opined that “unless we can establish some kind of dialogue between those people who enjoy the American dream and those people who have not achieved it, we will be in terrible trouble.” In other words: Unless we figure out how…

Community is the superpower of Black personhood that White supremacy can never access. We need to lean into it.

Iwoke up at 5:30 this morning to see my favorite hellsite transmitting White supremacist trash.

Twitter Spaces was hosting a room called “Are there too many Black women in public?” The host was White. I was on the shitter. At the time I took a snapshot of the room…

Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers being brought to justice is a small victory in a never-ending fight

This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful that three men who decided to hunt and lynch Ahmaud Arbery for the crime of jogging while Black in America can still be found guilty by a mostly White jury of their peers.

(No anti-lynching bill has been passed by Congress into federal law.

It’s on woke White folks to affect change during family time

Soit seems that most Americans would rather gargle gravy or take a can of that cranberry shit to the head than have a conversation about politics.

In a newQuinnipiac University pollreleased on Monday, 66% of adults said that they are “hoping to avoid” conversations about politics at…

The Kyle Rittenhouse verdict re-establishes a dangerous precedent—and sends a terrifying warning to the rest of us

Itmust be nice to know that you can carry an AR-15, shoot three people, claim self-defense, and thenbe acquitted by a nearly all-White jury of your peersthat also features“a Black, the Black, the only Black”jury member.

Kyle Rittenhouse, now 18, exited a courtroom today as…

History (and life) can give Black children an inferiority complex, but you won’t find conservative parents protesting over that.

你可以告诉一个lot about people by their priorities. Guns and climate change are two of the biggest threats children of today will face in their lifetime, yet some parents never lose a minute of sleep over such trivialities. …

Jeymes Samuel’s riveting new film ‘The Harder They Fall’refuses to acknowledge race, but its Blackness is difficult to ignore. (Zero spoilers ahead.)

Throughout他最近的采访GQ, Jeymes Samuel, director and executive producer of the new Netflix filmThe Harder They Fall, doggedly emphasized that although his first feature is a western with an all-Black cast, it’s not a Black western.

“IfRio Bravois not a White western andUnforgiven


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