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NFL temporarily suspends anthem policy after Miami Dolphins plan harsh penalties for protests
‘Sorry to Bother You’ is a study of the Black working class and the seductive appeal of capitalism
Shuri returns to the throne in her own Marvel comic by Nnedi Okorafor
Cornel West sparks spirited discussion about democracy at Dartmouth on 25th anniversary of ‘Race Matters’
‘Little Apple’ web series follows Black girl superhero fighting against racism in Harlem
Social media calls out France’s racism, islamophobia after 2018 World Cup win
‘The First Purge’ is satisfying and cathartic, just as Black horror should be
Poet Simone John talks her book ‘Testify’ and Sandra Bland’s legacy on the anniversary of her death in AAIHS interview
The NFL Player’s Association officially challenges league’s anthem policy with grievance
‘Pose’ actress Indya Moore to star in, executive produce Frankenstein retelling ‘Magic Hour’
Black nerds unite: Blerd City Con is coming to New York!
Wakanda wins the World Cup! Artist designs incredible jerseys for the fictional ‘Black Panther’ country
Anti-Blackness serves again?: Serena Williams is drug-tested more than any other top US tennis player
Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions hires Black queer scholar to ensure better representation
New study shows that focus on appearance creates big barriers for Black women in sports
Rwandan publishing house Imagine We is cultivating African storytelling for global readers
Smithsonian Museum of African American History acquires Wakandan artifacts
With Mary J. Blige set to star in ‘Body Cam’, we may have another Black horror hit soon
How do you mourn an abuser?: Rapper XXXtentacion killed outside motorcycle dealership in Florida
Jordan Peele will finally bring his Black horror genius to HBO with ‘Lovecraft Country’
How I learned to stop torturing myself in hopes of getting to “the good part” of bad entertainment
Poetry reading is up in America, but there’s still more work to be done to sustain readers
Kim Kardashian West lobbied to commute Alice Marie Johnson’s cruel sentence. Now she’s out.
Watch: Kofi Siriboe’s new documentary leads a necessary discussion about Black mental health
‘The First Purge’ will finally center people of color in its violent, dystopian narrative
Pusha-T’s second diss of Drake takes feud to new levels, with some calling it a low blow
Roseanne reboot cancelled, its star dropped from agency after anti-Black tweet
Non-profit honoring Kanye’s mother to change name after beef with Kim Kardashian
Morgan Freeman accused of sexual misconduct and sexual harassment by 8 women
Comic: Stop pretending there’s no room for people of color in the fantasy realm
Black people don’t need to be “twice as good”: Unpacking the communal depression of watching Serena lose
Make sure you affirm and support risk-takers in public, not in private with microappreciations
Black men need space to talk about their own sexual pleasure outside of domination
How Black cis het men’s relationship to our bodies contributes to our violence against Black transgender women
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