Was the summer of 2020 a wake up call, a reckoning or a revolution?

The summer of 2020 brought with it protest after protest after protest. But to what end? Photo: Getty Images


Once again racism rears its ugly head when it comes to Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, and their kids

Meghan Markle in 2020. Photo: Getty Images


It Has to Be Said

Mo’Nique’s ‘auntie’ comments prop up supremacist standards

Remember Little House on the Prairie and the bonnets the White women wore? Historic head coverings weren’t a problem for real or fictional White women. Why are they a problem for Black women? Image: Getty.


GEORGE FLOYD: ONE YEAR LATER

Mainstream support for Black Lives Matter has waned. But for Black people, the fight continues — and so does the agony.

A makeshift memorial for George Floyd fills with flowers and candles nearly a year after his brutal killing by Minneapolis police. Photo: Getty Images


Academia holds Black women to an arbitrary standard

Nikole Hannah-Jones poses for “Vanity Fair.” Photo: Levi Walton


Enough with playing it nice and safe in the fight against anti-Blackness.

Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images


Systemic racism persists in policing, and we cannot become complacent

Photo: Caitlin Ochs/Reuters


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.


Stop thanking me for being polite when I’m angry about injustice and focus on the injustice instead

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