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How a piece of jewelry helped me confront white supremacy.

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I’m also officially done feeling guilty about it.

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To Nicki Minaj, even racists like Tucker Carlson can seem like allies so long as they are defending the same people — namely, her.

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MY PEN IS MIGHTY

Dressed to the nines or not, some restaurants just don’t want Black folk to show up. Let’s discuss.

Some dress codes at restaurants only materialize after Black patrons show up en masse. Photo: Getty Images


Poetry

In “The Monster I am Today: Leontyne Price and a Life in Verse,” Author Kevin Simmonds pens an ode of poetry and prose to the operatic grand dame.

Soprano Leontyne Price as Cleopatra in “Antony and Cleopatra” at the Met in New York City. September 1966. (Photo by Jack Mitchell/Getty Images

“What struck me most was her fleeting comment about ‘the monster that I am today.’”


Power Poetry — Inspired by Independence Day

A lifelong litany of demands and commands called out and quickly ignored

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Six Black authors join forces to tell stories of Black love, not pain

‘Blackout’ co-authors. Photo illustration: Qadir El-Amin; sources: Imani Khayyam, Cassidy Chin, Amir Lowery, Nigel Livingstone, Sonya Sones, and Andrew Fennell



My family’s method of making collards may not be the best way…

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