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The Superhero Show Challenging Viewers on Racial Injustice

Why ‘Black Lightning’ is a welcome change of pace

Photo: Annette Brown / The CW

AAgain and again, Black America has witnessed the finality that comes with the unfortunate pairing of time and place with black skin and a police officer’s fear.

A little black boy, for example, was shot to death for fear that the toy he played with in a city…



A new magazine from Roxane Gay offering some of the most interesting and thoughtful cultural criticism to be found on the Web. Our first quarterly is coming in June 2019. We value deep explorations, timelessness, and challenging conventional thinking without being cheap and lazy.

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Sufiya Abdur-Rahman

Writer, professor, wife, mother, Freedom Fighter. @MrsAbolitionist