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In small corners of America, Black people are still in chains

Modern-day slavery is, sadly, not dead. Photo: Hands try to break free of chains, Getty Images


Race/Racism

A middle-aged man with a beard and a middle-aged woman high-five each other in apparent celebration inside of an office.
A middle-aged man with a beard and a middle-aged woman high-five each other in apparent celebration inside of an office.
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Why buy into diversity, equity and inclusion when you can rent?


File This Under Racism

Everything you need to know about this week in race and racism

Burning of a church where ammunition was stored during the Race Riot in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in June 1921. Photo: GHI/Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Cementing Greenwood’s legacy


Jane Austen’s writing desk in England. // Getty Images

Pride and Prejudice (and Slavery)


This Week in Racism

That and more this week in race and racism

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That and more this week In Race and Racism

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THIS WEEK IN RACISM

Your weekly dose of racist news to know

Activists shut down the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago. It’s a highway that was constructed right smack dab in the middle of a prosperous Black-owned business and homeowner district.


Keep Close Watch

Stop explaining away Black people’s justified skepticism of vaccines

Security workers in front of the MedMen marijuana dispensary on March 23, 2021 in Evanston, Illinois. The City Council of Evanston voted to approve a plan to make reparations available to Black residents due to past discrimination. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images


There’s so many headlines it’s hard to keep up. Momentum can help.

Sen. Kelly Loeffler arrives for the Electoral College vote certification on January 6, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Kevin Dietsch/Pool/Getty Images
  1. Racist Runeology The main stage at CPAC (the Conservative Political Action Conference) was getting some serious side-eye this week when someone noticed it was shaped like a rune used by German SS forces during World War II and more recently appropriated by neo-Nazis. But the events company that designed the stage says it had no idea the shape had any association with Nazism or far-right groups.
  2. Deuces. More than a month after being bounced out…


We can all expect more—much more—from the president this week, he says

Michael Cohen arrives at his Park Avenue apartment on May 21, 2020, in New York City. Photo: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images

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