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The late statesman was embraced by White societies in ways unfathomable for most Black people

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We’re either the hottest or we don’t exist

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We’re all obsessing over the wrong thing

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It’s hard being left-handed in a society that caters to righties

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It’s hard to champion Jeff Bezos’ and Richard Branson’s cosmic voyages when so many people are suffering

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Linda Franks blows into a plastic noisemaker at the perimeter of Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Prison during a protest with other members of the reform coalition. Her son, Lamar Johnson, died while in custody at the prison in 2015. Photos: William Widmer for LEVEL

In one decade, 45 people died in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Most were charged with nonviolent misdemeanors. Most didn’t have their day in court. Most were Black. How did the system fail them?


This Week in Racism

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


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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I just want the best for him — but I fear he’ll be othered

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Music stars and activists alike have exploited Black death and protest imagery for profit

Lil Baby performs at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021. Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

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