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Anti-Blackness is global

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Nigeria’s young activists are doing the work — but they can’t do it alone

Photos: Emmanuel Mensah Agbeble


Safe traveling recommendations for Black people during Covid-19

Martinique Lewis sitting on a black couch holding her book on her lap.
Martinique Lewis sitting on a black couch holding her book on her lap.
Martinique Lewis holding her book, “ABC Travel Greenbook.” Photos courtesy of Martinique.


I fled to the Middle East to escape racism, but now I see that our oppression is forever linked to those oppressed abroad. Here’s why.

Artist Aziz Asmar paints a mural depicting George Floyd in the Binnish district in Idlib province, Syria on June 2, 2020. Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images


Affordable food on the go facilitates bonds between protesters and others who support the pro-democracy movement

Hong Kong, December 25, 2019. Photo: SOPA Images/Getty Images


The short film humanizes the lives of those involved in the Syrian conflict

Photo: Refugee Pictures


Her rejection continues a long tradition in academia of ignoring the brilliance of Afro Latinx scholars and educators

A protest at Harvard University. Photo: Ryan McBride/Getty Images


When will the naysayers get out of the way and let women lead?

A close-up of a woman’s face with a painted drawing that says “Global Warning.”
A close-up of a woman’s face with a painted drawing that says “Global Warning.”
A woman with “Global Warning” painted on her face participates in a protest against climate change in Mumbai, India on 27 September 2019. Photo: Himanshu Bhatt/NurPhoto/Getty Images


At its most obsessive, this admiration of Korean popularity borders on appropriation

Photo: Ashish Kumar/EyeEm/Getty Images


Bread can — and does — sustain us, even under the most economically stretched conditions

Photo: gustavo ramirez/Getty Images

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