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What Happened to Sandra Bland?

By H. Alan ScottJuly 23, 2015

How many times have you been pulled over for not using your turn signal? Once, maybe twice? And how many

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What Happened to Sandra Bland?

We Just Reached the Best & Worst Parts of Go Set a Watchman

By ElodieJuly 21, 2015
We're reading Part VI of Go Set a Watchman (and we recapped the previous parts in HILARIOUS DETAIL right here). This... More  →
We Just Reached the Best & Worst Parts of <em>Go Set a Watchman</em>

Bree Newsome Removed the Confederate Flag & Became Our New Hero

By Abbey ClarkeJuly 2, 2015
Last weekend, we witnessed the greatest flagpole stunt EVER—sorry, Mulan, but this tops even your courageous display of climbing skillz! Acitivist... More  →
Bree Newsome Removed the Confederate Flag & Became Our New Hero

When a Pool Party Becomes a Crime Scene: The Facts About the Events in McKinney, TX

By H. Alan ScottJune 15, 2015
When Dajerria Becton, a 15-year-old black teen in McKinney, TX, attended an end-of-the-year party at a local pool, she was looking forward... More  →
When a Pool Party Becomes a Crime Scene: The Facts About the Events in McKinney, TX

Our Bestie Rue/Amandla Stenberg Explains Black Hair and Cultural Appropriation

By Janet ManleyApril 17, 2015
Our BFF-ship with Amandla Stenberg, Rue in The Hunger Games, goes all the way back to 2012, when Chelsea Dagger got... More  →
Our Bestie Rue/Amandla Stenberg Explains Black Hair and Cultural Appropriation
Suzanne Collins Knows What's What with Civil Rights; Look at What <i>Mockingjay</i> Can Teach Us About Racism Today

Suzanne Collins Knows What's What with Civil Rights; Look at What Mockingjay Can Teach Us About Racism Today

By Janet ManleyDecember 15, 2014
You probably know the phrase, "Panem today, Panem tomorrow, Panem forever." Peeta's face: "... forever is going to su-hu-huck." BECAUSE YOU ARE SMART, you... More  →

Michael Brown Was Shot: Why, How, When, What, WHAT, WUT?

By H. Alan ScottAugust 18, 2014

It’s difficult to write a concise 'splainer on the events unfolding in Ferguson, because things seem to change at such a

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Michael Brown Was Shot: Why, How, When, What, WHAT, WUT?