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2021 ushers in a new year of whitewashing social justice

A woman holding up a sign reading “White privilege” with arrows pointing downward.
A woman holding up a sign reading “White privilege” with arrows pointing downward.
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Playing by the rules in capitalist America comes at the cost of our mental, physical, and emotional health

A photo of a frustrated black woman sitting at her desk at work.
A photo of a frustrated black woman sitting at her desk at work.
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The Cake

My dream of creating a sex education platform proved to be complex and contentious

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We need to be kinder to ourselves for being imperfect

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‘Black girl magic’ became a hashtag for a reason, and ZORA revisits key moments from 2000 to 2019 that defined a new generation

Photo illustration of Serena Williams.
Photo illustration of Serena Williams.
Photo Illustration; Source Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images


How the Lowery Institute raises up a new generation of change agents

Lowery Institute change agents. Photos courtesy of the author.


MONITOR

Whether it’s a detention center or concentration camp, the goal is clear: disruption

Never Again Action protestors are arrested by Philadelphia Police on July 4, 2019. Credit: NurPhoto/Getty Images


The Radical Monarchs earn their badges by fighting for people of color

The Radical Monarchs at SFFILM Festival.
The Radical Monarchs at SFFILM Festival.
The Radical Monarchs at SFFILM Festival. Photos courtesy of Anayvette Martinez

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