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L’Oreal, however, was not on Bergdorf's side, and fired her from a campaign that was supposed to celebrate diversity. (Image Credit: Instagram/munroebergdorf)

L'Oreal, Munroe Bergdorf & The Problematic Relationship Between The Beauty Industry & 'Diversity'

Companies — like, say, L'Oreal — wouldn’t just use the broad, vague, abstract concept of diversity (by hiring Munroe Bergdorf) to lure in customers Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
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The author and her niece — so much cute!

Understanding My Privilege As A Mixed Race Woman With White Family

I have my own army who fights against injustice. I have a mother who handed out fliers boycotting grapes during Cesar Chavez’s unionizing efforts. I Read...
Shannon Luders-Manuel    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
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Remember when you could take a photo of yourself and not be clued in to the intimate details of all your pores? I miss that.

10 Things I'm Really, Truly Nostalgic For In 2017

Here are ten things I’ve been really, truly, actually nostalgic for lately, amidst the wild, terrifying ride that is 2017. Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   08.22.17   |   SHARE
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Each of us needs to find a pair of wings and be ready to put them on when these hate-mongers show up in our towns. We can stand and block their message from spreading.

Charlottesville Horror Is A Reminder: America's Racist Past Never Left

We already know that white supremacists made their appearance by torchlight, guns in plain sight, so we would all see, unmistakably, that racist Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE
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Will My Interracial Relationship Survive Charlottesville?

I’ll still hold your hand in public even if bigots stare us down. Read...
Tracey Lynn Lloyd    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE
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Let’s stop asking if things are acceptable, and instead, simply accept them.

I'm Tired Of Having To Justify My Interracial Marriage 

No matter what color or creed you are, it’s obvious that tolerance is a journey that the entire human race is embarking on right now as we speak. Let Read...
Su-Jit Lin    |   06.30.17   |   SHARE
I’m not looking forward to watching two hours sprinkled with "Snake" Lee abusing the Black cast members, and I feel especially bad for Kenny, who deserves a real shot at love. (YouTube/Anna Marie)

Bachelorette Episode 5 Review, Part One: Glorifying Racist Trash For Ratings

This entire Lee vs. Kenny storyline is trash, and shame on ABC for thinking it was a good idea to exploit the "Angry Black Man" trope for Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   06.27.17   |   SHARE
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Hogwarts Headmaster Albus Dumbeldore talks at length about the power of love to overcome all else. What he doesn’t talk about, but is a theme throughout the series, is the power of redemption. (Image Credit: YouTube/CBS News)

Harry Potter Turns 20 Today: An Ode To The Boy Who Lived

I have ventured into the world of Harry Potter over and over again, and every time I finish the series, I feel like I’ve learned another life lesson Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   06.26.17   |   SHARE
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