The Supreme Court heard a retread of the landmark affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin yesterday. The whole court’s view is still unclear, but folks are really not happy with Justice Scalia’s take on it.
After outspoken black British indie icon Dev Hynes criticized Oyster Magazine for editing the race-focused parts of an interview between him and The Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas, the latter published the interview in full on his website.
Mere days after Vanessa Williams received an offical apology for having her Miss America title stripped from her, we mark the 32nd anniversary of her becoming the first black woman to receive that title.
Art has the power to illuminate dark corners and show people the uncomfortable truths hidden in them. A new project from Paula Akpan and Harriet Evans aims to do just that. Described on the project’s Tumblr as “A project aiming to highlight the significance and lasting impact of everyday micro-aggressions and stereotypes,” “The ‘I’m Tired’ Project” features images of women and men with the stereotypes they are tired of carrying literally written on their weary backs.