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One response is sustainably conscious and “circularly” produced clothing. Read more

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Born in deeply segregated Mississippi in the 1940s, photographer Doy Gorton grew up surrounded by what he describes as “legalized white supremacy.” Read more

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It’s Black Lives Matter at School Week, but black children in continue to suffer because America isn’t ready to confront its anti-blackness. Read more

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We feel the urge to pit “Us”against “Them.” I wanted to understand why. Read more

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“No matter how many centuries have been devoted to the official story that black people are shameful, we have been the grace note of American history. And yet if I am honest, shame is what I feel. Not in blackness though, in Americanness.” Read more

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Sean Sisk

The artists address mental health in their newest single, “I Need Angels.” Read more

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The mayor who helped create Italy’s “hospitality town” has been arrested and banned, even as he is lauded for his efforts to welcome immigrants, reinvigorating the local culture and economy. Read more

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Every year at this time I wonder why we, as American Indians, bother to celebrate Thanksgiving. Read more

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Derek Ketchum

Country music is one of the last sectors in entertainment to acknowledge both the necessity and inevitability of gender equality. That’s starting to change. Read more

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No film this year has so potently evoked the spirit of our slippery, maddening modern moment. Read more

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How to survive family Thanksgiving and a dictatorial state. Read more

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Meg Ryan. Courtesy Electric Forest.

Partying at one of America’s biggest dance music festivals, I was looking for a younger generation determined to stand up to the Man. Read more

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The action of Daniel’s metaphorical one-act drama, “Gunshot,” takes place on a spectral set where characters wake up to their condition and decide to make a change. Read more

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The cinematic son of America’s industrial proletariat launches a blistering broadside. Read more

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The movie is Lee’s best and most radical film in decades, and a lot of fun as well. Read more

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For Lorraine Hansberry, American radicalism was a passion and a commitment. It was, in fact, a requirement for human decency. Read more

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Old-time Indian women would fry bread in the early morning and at the end of the day. I often wonder if they found solace in making the bread, like my mother. Read more

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Roemel

To say that a durag sets up a black man for failure is ignorant, at best. Read more

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With an Indian taco and stick of buttered corn in my hands, nothing matches the drum beat of community. Read more

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Scott Green / Bleecker Street

The thirty-seven-year-old Iowa-raised Foster often plays outsiders and marginalized characters. His most recent film, he says, reminds us there are good people, even in scary times. Read more

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