race

The problem with how we’re talking about Ali Wong’s ‘Always Be My Maybe’

The movie became more interesting to me when I admitted that its promise of ‘representation’ could only carry it so far

I’m half-Mexican, but I pass for white. Here’s what it feels like to inhabit two racial identities.

I’m fiercely proud of my heritage, but can’t fully immerse myself due to a language barrier

At work, I’m often the only black woman at the table. That reality affects how I raise my daughters.

I will push my kids to persevere through adversity and make room at the table for themselves

Why did it take so long for women to win the right to vote? Racism is one reason.

One hundred years ago, on June 4, 1919, the 19th Amendment was passed

Canadian inquiry calls disappearances and deaths of indigenous women and girls ‘a race-based genocide’

Canada’s indigenous people say their pleas for help were being ignored for decades. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised change.

These are the places black mothers go to cry

When I cried, I became a piece of furniture that was blocking the flow of traffic in the house

‘Get ready, because reform is here’: Lori Lightfoot is sworn in as Chicago’s 56th mayor

She is the city’s first black female leader as well as its first openly gay one

Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mom, is running for office in Florida

She seeks a seat on the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners

Kamala Harris isn’t running for vice president. So why do people keep suggesting a Biden-Harris ticket?

Harris is not the only black woman who’s been suggested as a potential Biden VP