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After a life of struggling with my weight and self-esteem, I was on track. Then Covid came.

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Reckoning with the mortality of music gods

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A brief reflection on an iconic lyric and a reminder that Black men and boys are beautiful too

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Just Rankin’ Sh!t

If we let you come, you gotta promise not to bring any of these. Deal?

5. His famous “post-racism ratatouille”

4. A vat filled with mayonnaise

3. Trump steaks


The former vice president’s preliminary campaigning for a 2024 run is a waste of time and energy

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This Week in Racism

It’s an embarrassment of riches in our weekly roundup of the world’s most preventable disease!

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The Only Black Guy in the Office

I’ve accepted this fact and figured out how to use my powers for good

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After unlearning my own childhood obsession with the police, I’m giving my child the tools to shape his own worldview

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President Biden and the Department of Justice made a statement — but there’s still more work to be done

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By refusing to cop to ingrained oppression in the U.S., political leaders are living in denial

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