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I (mostly) avoided books, texts, mags, and social media for a week. It was hard but worth it.

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Kristen Gray’s deportation is an internet fallout consequence, but further details attest to a bigger, more important story

A photo illustration of a beach view of Bali shattered like glass with a giant hole in the middle.
A photo illustration of a beach view of Bali shattered like glass with a giant hole in the middle.
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The carefree aesthetic is appealing for many, but the inclusion also is full of political purpose

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Tell a loved one about how to protect against conspiracy theories and misinformation

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Even journalists sometimes have to ditch the 24–7 news cycle

Smiling Black woman with headphones on looking at her computer with a cup of coffee in her hand.
Smiling Black woman with headphones on looking at her computer with a cup of coffee in her hand.
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Escalating reveal parties show the dangers of the social media spectacle in a highly gendered culture

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People of color are informing others of those who need their flowers

Archival photo from 1899 of Lavinia Baker and her family.
Archival photo from 1899 of Lavinia Baker and her family.
Lavinia Baker with her family, 1899. Photo: Library of Congress Photo Archives


We break down the years of friction between the two singers

Brandy and Monica at ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on February 16, 2012. Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images


I don’t have to worry about my appearance or strangers’ judgment. I’m limitless with my people.

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White people embracing hashtags won’t help us destroy anti-Black racism. Here’s why.

A photo of an Instagram post of a black square as part of #BlackOutTuesday.
A photo of an Instagram post of a black square as part of #BlackOutTuesday.
Instagram post for the #blackouttuesday social media campaign. Photo: Mark Trowbridge/Getty Images

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