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We need more than one guilty verdict to change America

Angela Harrelson, the aunt of George Floyd, speaks at George Floyd Square after the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial on April 20, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images


It feels foolish to love a nation that despises you in return

Protesters demanding justice for Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man killed by police near Minneapolis, marched through Center City, Philadelphia, on April 13, 2021.


Spirit Medicine

Amber the Alchemist pulls a tarot and an oracle card just for you

Mirror: Awakened Soul Oracle Deck.


LIFE & DEATH

Some people were monuments. They were institutions. Eras. And losing X is losing the only other person who remembers what I remember about us.

With DMX on the set of Aaliyah’s posthumous ‘I Miss You’ video shoot, 2002.


Black actors settling for trauma roles should be a thing of the past

Photo: Marsai Martin/Getty Images


When racialized horror gets too deep, some viewers tune in while others tune out


Spirit Medicine

Amber the Alchemist pulls a tarot and an oracle card just for you

Revelation: Akamara Tarot


From the ‘Zola’ movie trailer to Lil Nas X’s controversial video, here’s what’s been going on in the world this week!


The poet and organizer reflects on writing, hoops, and relationships

Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; Source: Jennie Bergqvist


A selfie of Amerie with a bookshelf behind her.
A selfie of Amerie with a bookshelf behind her.
Photo courtesy of Amerie.

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