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Our Obsession with Wealth and Youth Is Making Us All Soulless and Insane

Lauren Greenfield has spent 25 years meticulously documenting unbridled capitalism and its discontents. Her new documentary, "Generation Wealth," gives viewers a very sobering look at the subject.
Susannah Edelbaum
a day ago
Culture
Culture

The Web Series That Celebrates 'Professional Black Girl Moments'

Ahead of season two, "Professional Black Girl" creator Yaba Blay describes her goal of celebrating the everyday experience of Black girls and women.
Kimberly Lawson
2 days ago
Culture
Culture

The NYC Collective Providing Free Art Workshops to Kids of Color

After receiving backlash for making T-shirts that read "white artists bore me," artist Danny Castaneda decided to start Minority Report, an art collective focused on uplifting people of color within art spaces.
Leila Ettachfini
3 days ago
Books
Books

The Nonbinary Author Centering African Narratives Erased by Colonialism

In her hotly anticipated debut "Freshwater," author Akwaeke Emezi uses the ogbanje—an Igbo spirit—to explore metaphysical identity and resist the binary split between spirit and body.
Marta Bausells
3 days ago
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crime

The Tour That Celebrates the Lives—Not Deaths—of Jack the Ripper's Victims

"We wanted to remind people these are women, these are human beings, they have their own realities.”
Sophie Wilkinson
4 days ago
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protest

How Feminist Activists Sisters Uncut Invaded the 2018 BAFTAs Red Carpet

We speak to one of the demonstrators who stormed the awards ceremony to protest UK prime minister Theresa May and her proposed government bill on domestic violence.
Sirin Kale
2.19.18
Photos
Photos

Inside Dollypalooza, the Epic Dolly Parton Fan Festival

Celebrate President's Day with our real president, Dolly Parton.
Clara Hernanz
2.19.18
Culture
Culture

Natasha Rothwell on the Radical Power of 'Black Women Being Regular' on TV

We caught up with "Insecure" actor and writer ahead of her new HBO show, which she's producing, writing, and starring in.
Linda Yang
2.15.18
Culture
Culture

The Best Romantic Comedies on Netflix that Pass the Bechdel Test

If you're gonna watch a rom com, make sure it at least passes this extremely low standard.
Leila Ettachfini
2.14.18
Relationship Goals
Relationship Goals

No Love Is as Pure as the Love Between Frank and Charlie on 'It's Always Sunny'

Charlie Kelly and Frank Reynolds live in squalor and sleep "butt to butt" on a pull-out couch. Their relationship is steadfast, sincere, and more aspirational than any other depicted on TV.
Maria Yagoda
2.14.18
Culture
Culture

'Black Panther' Could Have Depicted the First Queer Romance in a Marvel Movie

In a recent interview, one of the film's screenwriters said they initially toyed with the idea of including the lesbian love story from the original comics.
Linda Yang
2.13.18
Culture
Culture

Namilia: The Fashion Brand Shocking the Patriarchy with Couture Vulvas

With designs that include "Dickini" tops, vulva sleeves, and pro-choice messaging, few brands approach branded feminism as aggressively as Namilia.
Leila Ettachfini
2.13.18