racism

Sidney Poitier Was Also ‘Not Your Negro’

The legendary actor just passed away at age 94, leaving behind an iconic body of work as an actor, director and producer — but his greatest legacy was how he lived on his own terms, without any shortage of grace or dignity

The Florida ‘Teacher of the Year’ Who Allegedly Assaulted a Student to Prove She’s Not Racist

A school in the Sunshine State recognized a teacher for her excellence as an educator, but just two days later, a Black student said she attacked her for posting about how she’d used the n-word in class

Black Love, Black Desire and Black Porn: King Noire on Making Kink for the Culture

One of porn’s greatest renaissance men, King Noire produces porn from Black creators that features Black talent, technicians, writers and directors — the only real way to break out of porn’s still-racist mold

Nazis, the KKK and Murder in Broad Daylight: The Greensboro Massacre of 1979

For 40 years, the North Carolina city has tried to forget about the role it — and its corrupt police department — played in a mid-day shootout in a Black neighborhood that took the lives of five people