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The Obamas keep attacking “cancel culture” because they are scared of being held accountable

Where these critiques of "cancel culture" are truly revealing is in how they validate a stereotype of “wokeness” that undermines all deviance, defiance, and resistance work.

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The debate over whether we can enjoy Kanye West’s music is frustrating, but necessary

With the weight of that responsibility on our backs and ringing in our ears, it can be difficult to navigate enjoying art that doesn’t support or uplift the Black community.

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I wish Black folks could mourn in our own little bubble

I want those of us still taking on our earthly forms to have access to a level of vulnerability in our communal grief that white supremacy has robbed us of.

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My parents’ storybook romance gave me unrealistic expectations for (Black) love in the digital age

Black love had gone digital, and I was still analog, wondering why my parents love story wasn't hereditary.

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BYP x AirGo

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  • AirGo is back for our second episode in front of a live audience! This time, we’re excited to launch our #BYPSpotlight, a collaboration with Black Youth Project, a... more

  • Black Youth Project joins forces with Chicago podcast, AIRGO, for a year-long series featuring our favorite Black academics and activists. Stay tuned for a new episode... more

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