Why is it so difficult for some readers and filmgoers to imagine that space, the dystopian or utopian future, or dragon/elf inhabited lands... might have Black people in them?
Issue 33on February 23rd, 2016
"I don't know if I believe in passion. Passion is the thing that lets us overlook how badly we're hurting."
Issue 33 on February 22nd, 2016
The word “startup” has begun to signify a particular brand of business success... and a particular type of business person.
Issue 23 on July 2nd, 2015
Seven principles that past movements have taught me on sustaining change today, drawing especially from the civil rights movement.
Issue 21 on May 19th, 2015
Radical curation has meant the validation and celebration of our existence.
Issue 20 on April 28th, 2015
American technology culture is reflective and a result of American systemic racism and sexism.
Surveillance on October 6th, 2014
Our picture of surveillance needs to factor in not just tech developments, but the cultural standards that have bred surveillance, especially towards black culture, as part and parcel in our world.
Social Media on June 30th, 2014
I can’t help but see historical parallels in the multiple forms of antiblack backlash Black women have received on social media over the past few years.