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We can’t settle for symbolism. We gotta do more to meet the needs of our community.

Image: Mike Licht/Flickr


The ‘Adorned by Chi’ manga celebrates the magic in all of us

Adaeze from “Adorned by Chi.” Illustrations by Jacque Aye.


Seeing ourselves reflected is important, but there’s more work to be done

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wearing a face mask.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wearing a face mask.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) looks out towards a crowd during a food distribution event on October 27, 2020 in New York City. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images


Days after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing, we must remember that a female replacement does not always mean progress

Amy Coney Barrett. Photo: Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP


Moving beyond the assumption that all Asian Americans are immigrants

Closeup of an Asian woman’s face against a filtered American flag background.
Closeup of an Asian woman’s face against a filtered American flag background.
Photo illustration; Image source: Alao Yokogi/Daniel Kaesler /EyeEm/Getty Images


The new show will be the first on the network to be led by a queer person

A photo still from “Twenties,” a TV show on BET.
A photo still from “Twenties,” a TV show on BET.
Photo: BET


Representation matters; it tells the story of who gets to be seen (and who doesn’t)

Photo: Iya Forbes/Getty Images


Although director Bong Joon-ho wants to expose naivete toward Native American history, the representation is unevenly handled

Song Kang-ho as Kim Ki-taek in “Parasite” (2019). Photo: NEON


THE CAKE

How Harvard Business School case studies affect the world but have often left Black women out

Credit: Brooks Kraft/Getty Images


For eight years, it has ensured that stories for us and by us get the exposure they deserve

Panelists at the Black Star Film Festival pose for a photo on stage.
Panelists at the Black Star Film Festival pose for a photo on stage.
Courtesy of Black Star Film Festival

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