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Let’s Unpack This

It’s strange to witness politicians support Cuban protests while railing against Black Lives Matter.

U.S. Rep. Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) speaks at a Cuban freedom rally near the White House on July 26, 2021 in Washington, DC. Cuban activists and demonstrators held a rally to urge the American government to intervene in Cuba to support human rights and end Communism in Cuba. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)


My birth certificate lists my race as White, but I’m not.

The author’s birth certificate lists him as White. The author, however, self-identifies as South-Asian. What’s going on here?


It turns out I wasn’t nearly as woke as I thought

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THIS IS AMERICA

My parents turned the racism around us into a game to help us cope

“Holiday Inn — Vincennes, Indiana.” Image: Jordan Smith/Flickr


ACROSS THE POND

Renaming J’Ouvert rum doesn’t change the fact that Killmonger woulda beat his ass

Michael B. Jordan at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards in Hollywood. He is working to rename a rum brand that he purchased. Image: Getty Images


RACE / RACISM

Catch up on the race and racism news you might have missed.

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The Black Brooklyn neighborhoods where Black people can’t get a home loan

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