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Meet The New Definition of Struggle: Introducing The Bachelorette’s Bleak Roster

This season’s bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, impressed America on the most recent season of The Bachelor. But now that she’s here, it seems like ABC Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   05.18.17   |   SHARE
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How ironic, then, that my second grader effectively predicted the election before the pundits and election nerds at The New York Times.

Raising A Daughter In The Era Of Trump

Despite eight years of progress, the racist, sexist America that I grew up in wasn’t actually gone, it was just waiting in the wings. Read...
Lee Chilcote of Role Reboot    |   05.5.17   |   SHARE
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Congratulations, Shea Moisture! You Played Yourself 

This week, a commercial produced by the hair-care brand Shea Moisture went viral for all the wrong reasons. Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
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Traveling While Fat & Black 

This article first appeared on From Annette With Love and has been Read...
Annette Richmond of From Annette With Love    |   04.17.17   |   SHARE
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I Can Smoke Pot Legally & Safely, But I Won't Forget The People Who Still Can't

I often think about the people in my hometown whose lives were ruined because they live in the “wrong” state. That same stigma causes me to feel Read...
Anonymous    |   04.17.17   |   SHARE
Despite our skin tones, our realities weren’t that disparate.

My White Childhood Best Friend Was Forbidden to See Me — Until She Found Me 29 Years Later

When her parents picked her up the next day, their eyes bored into ours with disgust. Not only was I black, but my otherwise white cousins were one- Read...
Shannon Luders-Manuel    |   04.14.17   |   SHARE
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Cultural Appropriation, Kendall Jenner, And That Pepsi Ad

How does one advertisement go so magnificently wrong, managing to center whiteness in the story of the battles of marginalized people, while playing Read...
Aja Barber    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
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Decency has brought you here. It has brought us here. That narrative must change.

We Need Decent Men To Step Up And Be Good

It is the decent men who have failed us. Read...
Napoleon Wells of The Good Men Project    |   03.24.17   |   SHARE
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