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by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2012, 2:33PM
Women of color deconstruct the radio hit “Birthday Song” by 2 Chainz and Kanye West. And they’re doing something about it.
by Jamilah King on April 12 2012, 10:00AM
The blogespehre was once a place where people of color could go to escape the racism of mainstream media. But the same forces that created online opportunities for bloggers of color are now devouring them.
by W. Kamau Bell on December 19 2011, 9:07AM
You need not be white or a guy to act a fool in public, says stand-up comedian W. Kamau Bell. So here are some warning signals that you might be “getting all Gene Marksy up in here.”
by Jorge Rivas on December 15 2011, 2:23PM
Despite all the controversy, Gene Marks still thinks that if poor black kids in Philadelphia study hard and apply to the best schools they’ll turn out fine.
by Akiba Solomon on December 14 2011, 10:11AM
The lesson of Gene Marks’s “If I Were a Poor Black Kid” column: If you don’t have firsthand knowledge of structural inequality, you have to put in time and rigorous research to write about it. Or you could just stay in your lane.
by Akiba Solomon on December 6 2011, 10:04AM
Loop21.com gave HIV/AIDS lots of play on World AIDS day. Two of its stories show how far we’ve come and where we still need to go.
by Jorge Rivas on October 11 2011, 11:28AM
It was a given that conservative pundits would fear-monger around the Occupy Wall Street Movement. But we’ve rounded up their most outlandish insults.
by Jorge Rivas on August 24 2011, 3:55PM
Italian Vogue editor Franca Sozzani has since apologized for the “inconvenience.”
by Jorge Rivas on August 1 2011, 12:01PM
Turns out the kid who supposedly bragged about wanting to have a gun when he grows up really said he wants to be a police officer. The station acknowledges “mistakes were made.”
How the network uses black rappers to scare white parents, court their kids and make millions.
by Asraa Mustufa on June 28 2011, 2:09PM
The Pulitzer Prize winning journalist is quickly becoming a gamechanger in the debate over the Dream Act.
by Mónica Novoa on June 23 2011, 9:43AM
So why do so many of his journalism colleagues still insist on using the slur to describe him? Monica Novoa explains why it is long past time for news media to Drop the I-Word.
by Akiba Solomon on June 16 2011, 10:00AM
There’s a historical precedent for Internet hoaxers Tom MacMaster and Bill Graber. And trust that there will be more to come.
by Akiba Solomon on May 20 2011, 12:20PM
In its lust for a salacious scoop, Rupert Murdoch’s chronically race-baiting tabloid has made both the alleged victim and her community into the villains.
by Jamilah King on May 19 2011, 10:27AM
Meanwhile, angry Psychology Today readers are moving to have the evolutionary psychologist dropped for his racist research.
Topics: Gender & Sexuality
by Akiba Solomon on May 17 2011, 12:33PM
A London School of Economics psychology professor creates bar graphs to show how black women are uglier than women of other races. Psychology Today publishes it. Sigh.
by Akiba Solomon on May 16 2011, 11:30AM
He told the Times that he couldn’t write a feel-good black memoir without being honest and challenging what he says is one of the community’s biggest taboos.