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Author Jason Reynolds to Young Black Readers: 'I See You'

Get into these three major takeaways from a new profile of the prolific YA writer.

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READ: Why the Creators of 'El Chicano' Fought for a Latinx Cast

This is what it looks like when filmmakers resist Hollywood #SoWhite.

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Black Mathematicians Sound Off On Inequality

Scholar Edray Goins takes his discipline to task for the ways it erases Black mathematicians.

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Watch This Animated Tale of 'The Secret History of Muslims in the U.S.'

Dr. Hussein Rashid and comedian Negin Farsad discuss the overlooked ways that Muslims have influenced the United States.

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Facebook Slammed After Report of Attacks Against Hate Speech Critics

A new article alleges that the social media giant fought criticism by discrediting its opponents. 

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Maysoon Zayid Uses Comedy to Fight Ableism and Islamophobia

“I want to get out there and be the image of the American you don’t think is American, and the Muslim you don’t think of when you think of a Muslim.”

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READ: On The Progress and Pain of 'Racial Justice Cinema'

Reggie Ugwu reflects on critically acclaimed movies that center police violence, White supremacy and other racial justice issues for The New York Times.

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Is Netflix Misleading You Based on Your Race?

Some users say the streaming service highlights minor characters of color to get them to watch programming starring White actors. The company says it’s just going by what they’ve watched before.

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Angela Flournoy on Barry Jenkins: 3 Must-Read Passages

The celebrated novelist profiled the Oscar-winning filmmaker ahead of the November release of his upcoming film, “If Beale Street Could Talk.”

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Amandla Stenberg On Integrating Activism Into Her Career

The 19-year-old actress says an urgent need to challenge White supremacist structures powers her path through the entertainment industry.

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Kelly Marie Tran Defies Racist Trolls and Erasure in New Essay

“My real name is Loan. And I am just getting started.”

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'SNL' Vet Kenan Thompson Talks TV Comedy Evolution

The new Emmy nominee—and longest performer in “SNL” history—discusses his career and the show’s slow work in increasing Black representation in a new profile.

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Sandra Oh Hopes Emmy Nod Uplifts 'All Our Other Brothers and Sisters'

The Korean-Canadian actress recently became the first Asian woman to earn a Lead Actress in a Drama Series nomination, but she doesn’t want the representation conversation to stop with her.

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'Luke Cage' Creator Cheo Hodari Coker on Race and Gender Justice

Coker breaks down the themes that rule the show both on and off screen as the second season drops.

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Mara Brock Akil's 'Love Is_' Updates Black Sitcom Golden Age

The woman behind “Girlfriends” and “Being Mary Jane” on how her new OWN series differs from—and connects to—the Black-cast sitcoms of the 1990s.

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Action!: Iconic Shows From Playwrights of Color

The New York Times featured works from Suzan-Lori Parks, David Henry Hwang and other writers of color in a new list of the greatest American plays from the last 25 years.

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READ: How Meghan Markle Brought Black Excellence to the Royal Wedding

“The world came to see Ms. Markle as she wants to be seen and, arguably, has always seen herself: as a woman who embraces Blackness as forthrightly and easily as she wears a Givenchy wedding dress and Queen Mary’s diamond tiara.”

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Spike Lee on 'BlacKkKlansman': It's Not 'Just a History Lesson'

The director talked to The New York Times about the contemporary relevance of his film, which follows a Black cop who infiltrated a Ku Klux Klan chapter in the 1970s.

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'I'm Passing the Baton': Inside Denzel Washington and Michael B. Jordan's Epic Conversation

The powerhouse actors talked about their prolific careers and creating opportunities for other Black artists.

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READ: Janelle Monáe Embraces Her Truest Self

The Electric Lady discussed her upcoming album, “Dirty Computer,” its messages for the LGBTQ community and her pursuit of intersectional equity with The New York Times Magazine.