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Robert Rising, known to his clients as “the black lumberjack,” is dedicated to saving fallen trees and creating furniture out of rescued wood. Rising also seeks to break stereotypes around lumberjacks, and he mentors younger people of color who want to be part of an industry that often boxes them out.
Exploring the complicated racial legacy of country music reveals why the genre often goes from being a musical form to a vehicle for difficult conversations around race and identity.
Although slave labor created the economic basis of U.S. agriculture, the long-term effects of racism and systemic discrimination from U.S. Department of Agriculture programs continue to sideline African American farmers from land ownership.
As a woman of color, Asha Castleberry felt isolated both in the U.S. Army and in the workforce, upon her return home.
Captain Whennah Andrews was forced to wear a wig because her dreadlocks didn’t comply with the Army’s grooming policy.
After the initial shock of his son's death subsided, Azim realized that there are victims on both sides of the gun.
Many prominent politicians and entertainers have worn blackface. The racist practice isn’t new.
Born and raised in a Hasidic home in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, MaNishtana speaks out against the racism and bigotry he experiences within his own Orthodox community.
After her hilarious double act with Maya Rudolph and a no-nonsense approach to awards ceremony fashion, people are calling for Tiffany Haddish to host next year’s Oscars.
Beauty vlogger and social media star MonicaStyle Muse discusses her struggles growing up as an Afro-Latina, and how she came to embrace her identity.