Politics

Testimony from the Jan. 6 Capitol riot shows us exactly who we are

Capitol police officers testify about the Jan. 6 attacks. Photo: Brendan Smialowski-Pool/Getty Images


4 Ways to recover.

A couple sitting on a couch look at their laptop and are in shock at what is being shown. Picture: Getty Images


BLACK SCHOLARSHIP MATTERS

How the activist-scholar stared down the belly of the beast

Photo Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation


How you can help pass the For the People Act

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A woman wipes away tears after the names of Black people killed by police were read while marching to mark the Juneteenth holiday June 19, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images


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

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