A meditation on intergenerational trauma and how we raise Black children

Hardening children is a method to embolden the survivability of children, but at the cost, often, of their humanity.


Colleges sanitizing remnants of white supremacy on their campuses isn’t progress

By Gloria Oladipo My school, Cornell University, has tried very hard to help me forget that it once... more


How Ariana Grande uses “Black Cool” in her incremental appropriation game

To many, Ariana does not appear to appropriate Black sound and aesthetics because she has utilized an incremental strategy as opposed to introductory or overnight turnaround into Blackness.


How tourists make cultures like Salvador’s into “exotic” commodities for their consumption

In the old tale of tourism, when the needs of a city's residents are leveraged against the wants of its visitors, it's the residents who lose.



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