Nearly 70 years ago, civil rights activists asked: why shouldn’t the perpetual destruction of black lives in America be considered genocide?
Why do we talk about “reopening” the economy, as if it were a bodega or a Bennigan’s? Americans trip over political metaphors yet again.
Why are certain stories and storytellers amplified while others are ignored or silenced?
In the age of coronavirus, the state is strangling all of us.
The ugly spectre of anti-Asian racism, a mainstay of American history, is back in an even more intense and vicious form in the age of Corona.
The white publishing industry locks arms to form a united front against writers and critics of color — proving the critics’ point, again and again.
The media did not take Andrew Yang’s path-breaking and radical campaign seriously. Seulghee Lee explains why so many got Yang so wrong.
Like most of her work, Gurinder Chadha’s Blinded by the Light parades as a paean to diversity and inclusion while reinforcing white supremacy.