Industry buzzwords like “diversity” and “inclusion” are meaningless unless and until newsrooms start hiring more Black and Brown editors and journalists to publish the stories that affect their lives.
Elite schools hold themselves forth as establishments that reward excellence. But brown and black students are treated as interlopers and beneficiaries of affirmative action, while the white and wealthy buy their way in.
DAME talks with the activist-author about Black women’s loyalty to one another, their misrepresentation in media, and the power of online activism.
Often erased from the activist movements they started, Black women are calling out attempts to silence them, and fueling the #resistance by being each other’s best allies.
A white adoptive Christian mother of two African sisters claims not to see race. So why is she so quick to call a Black people “racist” for offering helpful parenting advice?
The viral video depicting an exasperated churchgoing kindergartner Naszir Ferrel bravely speaks for so many of us, when we’re not supposed to speak out against the sacred space at all.
A white mother of a Black son is like a fly on the wall to other white people, bearing witness to their unconscious, unwitting racism.
DAME talks with the author of ‘White Fragility’ about the real reasons white parents are reticent about discussing race and racism with their kids.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is now requiring doctors to reveal the dangers of hitting their kids. But how will a largely white profession break through Black families’ skepticism of their scientific scholarship?
In this episode, author Ijeoma Oluo joins Ashley to talk about race, friendship, and how to avoid being the wrong kind of advocate. Pro tip: Do your own work!