Category: Race

Books About Race on College Campuses

Joining the fight against racial injustice starts with listening to Black voices, sharing resources, and fully educating yourself on the systemic issues that affect Black people. Racism on college campuses affects everyone, and it’s important for all students to acknowledge that non-Black students benefit from a system that has discriminated against Black students. From specific

Watch Kerry Washington Discuss Race Education For Kids

Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere actress and mom of two, recently spoke about both the importance of democracy and of teaching children a much more extended version of Black history in a virtual interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live. After discussing the role that privilege plays in society, she explained how she’s working hard to talk

Movies to Help Foster Conversations About Race With Kids

In addition to diversifying your family’s bookshelves, listening, protesting, donating, and speaking out against racism, having necessary conversations with your kids about race is a vital action parents, especially white parents, should be taking to eradicate racism. Parents should foster conversations about race with their kids — not just one time, but all the time!

Alison Désir Shares a Powerful Message on Race and Running

For many runners, the routine of pulling on our shoes, blasting our playlist, and hitting the road is a form of escape. But there are some things that you can’t run away from, and as nationwide protests continue, calling for action against systemic racism and police brutality towards Black people, the running community is as

Keegan-Michael Key Talks Protests and Race With James Corden

Keegan-Michael Key appeared on The Late Late Show on Monday night to candidly chat with host James Corden about race and the nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd. The Emmy-winning actor and producer began by saying, “I’m feeling a bit frustrated, and there’s sadness to what’s going on and the fact that this

Books About Racism White People Should Read

Throughout this last week of May, protesters across America have demanded justice for the continued acts of fatal violence against Black Americans. In the wake of George Floyd’s killing by Minneapolis police — which followed the recent shootings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Tony McDade — many people are asking what they can do

How Netflix’s Never Have I Ever Navigates Race

Growing up Asian American, I didn’t harbor high hopes for representation on television. As a child who voraciously consumed TV in the aughts, I more often identified with Rory Gilmore and Willow Rosenberg than the one or two characters of color on Gilmore Girls and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. My expectations for representation didn’t skyrocket