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Why ‘Inclusion Rider’ Also Needs to Mean ‘Time’s Up’

Hey Netflix, you awake? If you really cared about diversity, you'd listen to Frances McDormand.

In Joshua Harmon’s ‘Admissions,’ the Real Test Is Racial Quotas

On stage, should a white character speak for her unseen Black husband and biracial child?

These 12 Words Erased Directors of Color at the Oscars

White feminism strikes again.

► Why We Need Black Antiheroes, with Antoinette Nwandu

Playwright Antoinette Nwandu on writing new kinds of black characters and her upcoming film with Spike Lee.

Ordinary Citizens Can Be Civil Rights Activists. Just Ask Edna.

Meet someone who survived Jim Crow and demanded justice.

As Racial Tensions Rise, Fuller’s “A Soldier’s Play” Stands Army Strong

Chatting with Charles Weldon, artistic director of the legendary Negro Ensemble Company.

On Erasing One’s Heritage and the Myth of Race in America

Race is the opposite of what we were always told. It can be distorted to keep people isolated.

Orlandersmith Finds Documentary Theater in Ferguson, MO

A quiet contemplation of America’s newly energized racist past.

We’re All Complicit: I Was a Reckless Young Woman, Too

Things aren’t always black and white, and that woman will figure it out.

2017 Politics Got You Down? Let William Dean Howells Be Your...

Nationalistic rhetoric, fear of immigrants, police killings of citizens? How the Haymarket case reflects 2017 politics.

How “Mudbound” Smartly Deconstructs the Mammy Myth

No more whitewashing the history of forced black domestic labor under slavery.

Meghan Markle Is More Than “Descended From Slaves”

To say that Markle is descended from slaves on her maternal side, solely, is to deny the truth.

When Will Janet Jackson Get The Respect She Deserves?

A sincere apology to Janet Jackson would be a step in the right direction and a move towards righting a wrong that should never have occurred.

Democrats, Leave the Racist Dog-Whistling to Republicans

Virginia's gubernatorial race demonstrates that just because Republicans campaign using fear and anger does not mean you should too.

Black Girl In Om: Creating a Space for Women of Color...

In the current climate of our country, self-care is not just helpful; it’s a necessary lifeline.

Free, Free at Last: In Flux, US Playwright Finds Stability

"I’m looking forward to seeing all the protest theater in the next four years."

8 Nonprofit Phrases, From Least to Most Exploitative, Ranked

"Salary commensurate with experience" and other infuriating phrases used by nonprofits.

Meet the Group Standing Up to Your White Nonsense

The volunteer-run White Nonsense Roundup is fighting racism on social media.

Sanford Biggers Sculptures Evoke Violent History

Sanford Biggers' art shoots down racism and violence to combat historical amnesia.

How I Learned the Art of Healing in the Face of...

The ripples of colonialism are still affecting minds today.
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