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Weaving the Wall: Devotional Art Counters State Violence in the Borderlands

Border artists summon the sacred and repair what has been broken.

Dr. Luke is Overshadowing a Woman’s Accomplishment. Again.

Though Dr. Luke should be a pariah in the music industry, he’s instead credited as one of the producers on “Say So.”

We’ve Entered Peak Dystopian Television, and Chris Harrison is Our King

Dystopian television is here, and it’s coming for our love lives—whether through song, or otherwise.

Her Own Terms: “Brown Album” is Porochista Khakpour’s Ode to the Others of Society

“Brown Album” clarifies who Porochista Khakpour considers her audience to be: those who have been othered in the United States of America.

Coronavirus Is Triggering Historical Trauma—and Real Life Consequences—for Native Americans

Like the rest of the world, Indian country is scared, and it has even more reason to be.

Doulas Gone Digital: How to Self-Advocate If You’re Forced to Labor without Support

A lack of support can feel scary for new parents and is especially unsettling for those who are marginalized.

Never Have I Ever Watched a Better Comedy about Grief

Saying goodbye to those we love when they pass on is the hardest thing we’ll ever do; it is also the most necessary.

BitchReads: 13 Books Feminists Should Read in May

It’s difficult to focus on anything, including pop culture, given that we’re in the midst of a life-altering pandemic—and that’s perfectly okay.

Black Barbie in Bulgari: Revisiting Hip Hop’s Ghetto Fabulous Era

Though ghetto fabulousness doesn’t quite look the same as it did in 1997, its influence lives on.   

Very Online: Twitter Has United Freelance Writers and Fair-Pay Advocates

“People are reading more content, and there are more freelancers, but there are fewer editors and staffers, and less money.”

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