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September 8, 2020
The Whitelash Next Time
Whenever the pendulum swings toward Black equality and full citizenship, white supremacy mounts a counteroffensive.
August 7, 2020
Trump Supports Housing Segregation—and So Do a Lot of White Liberals
The vast Black-white disparities in housing are the foundation of America’s systemic racial inequalities, and white folks of all political stripes are loath to upset the status quo.
July 13, 2020
Black Trans Lives Must Be Front and Center
Racist policing is particularly devastating for Black trans and gender-nonconforming people.
June 12, 2020
The Violence Didn’t Start With the Protests
Violence has been a constant throughout American history and is woven through countless American systems today.
May 15, 2020
Ahmaud Arbery’s Killers Understood White Freedom Perfectly
They saw themselves as entitled to police the movements, motivations, and ultimately, the right to exist of a black stranger.
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April 3, 2020
The Coronavirus Reveals That the Stars Are Not Like Us
If there was ever a fourth wall dividing celebrities and the rest of us on social media, the quarantine has broken it.
March 20, 2020
Medical Bills Are Their Own Trauma
The administrative burden placed on patients has been ignored for far too long.
February 18, 2020
Think Exotic Animals Are to Blame for the Coronavirus? Think Again.
Scientists have fingered bats and pangolins as potential sources of the virus, but the real blame lies elsewhere—with human assaults on the environment.
February 10, 2020
The Center Is a Decaying Piece of Real Estate
And Bernie Sanders is the only candidate not clinging to it.
January 30, 2020
What Does It Mean to Be a Climate Refugee?
A recent ruling opens the door to new types of protected status.
Atossa Araxia Abrahamian