Responsive image
Thoughts x

The mixed martial arts champion has received backlash for personal and political attacks on other athletes, but some argue that his statements are excusable as a marketing tactic.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The mixed martial arts champion has received backlash for personal and political attacks on other athletes, but some argue that his statements are excusable as a marketing tactic.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

From anti-lockdown protests to #EndSARS, the unique circumstances that the pandemic provided has been the cherry on top for many movements.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

From anti-lockdown protests to #EndSARS, the unique circumstances that the pandemic provided has been the cherry on top for many movements.

Responsive image
Screens x

As the usage of older apps is outpaced by that of their newer counterparts, young social media users are trying to forgo coveted aesthetics in favor of bringing about change.

Responsive image
Screens x

As the usage of older apps is outpaced by that of their newer counterparts, young social media users are trying to forgo coveted aesthetics in favor of bringing about change.

Responsive image
Screens x

Disney’s latest nonwhite casting choices for both Tinkerbell and ‘Little Mermaid’ could set an example for others in the film industry, which has long struggled with inclusivity.

Responsive image
Screens x

Disney’s latest nonwhite casting choices for both Tinkerbell and ‘Little Mermaid’ could set an example for others in the film industry, which has long struggled with inclusivity.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Recent uproar against the controversial jewelry line reveals a world of merchandise that misrepresents the movement.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Recent uproar against the controversial jewelry line reveals a world of merchandise that misrepresents the movement.

Responsive image
Screens x

This Instagram account has everything you need to know about current politics and social justice issues.

Responsive image
Screens x

This Instagram account has everything you need to know about current politics and social justice issues.

Responsive image
Screens x

The previously unassailable creator of ‘Hamilton’ is starting to receive some backlash, both political and personal.

Responsive image
Screens x

The previously unassailable creator of ‘Hamilton’ is starting to receive some backlash, both political and personal.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The symbol is garnering a racist and hateful history, but that isn’t stopping many people, and even schools, from proudly displaying it.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The symbol is garnering a racist and hateful history, but that isn’t stopping many people, and even schools, from proudly displaying it.

Responsive image
Sounds x

Sibling acts like the Jackson 5, the Jonas Brothers, HAIM and the Bee Gees need to make room because there’s a new and ferocious sister duo that’s here to stay.

Responsive image
Sounds x

Sibling acts like the Jackson 5, the Jonas Brothers, HAIM and the Bee Gees need to make room because there’s a new and ferocious sister duo that’s here to stay.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

From ‘Hunger Games’ to ‘Maze Runner,’ movies and books about fighting oppressive governments may play a part in spurring young people to action.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

From ‘Hunger Games’ to ‘Maze Runner,’ movies and books about fighting oppressive governments may play a part in spurring young people to action.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

From black squares to grayscale selfies accompanied with #ChallengeAccepted, Instagram activism is turning more and more into a bandwagon for people to jump on. Is it harming the original movements?

Responsive image
Thoughts x

From black squares to grayscale selfies accompanied with #ChallengeAccepted, Instagram activism is turning more and more into a bandwagon for people to jump on. Is it harming the original movements?

Responsive image
Screens /// Sounds x

Even though I became obsessed with the theatrical masterpiece four years after everyone else, there are some upsides to experiencing the musical in 2020.

Responsive image
Screens /// Sounds x

Even though I became obsessed with the theatrical masterpiece four years after everyone else, there are some upsides to experiencing the musical in 2020.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

They may be operating differently in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, but they’re still providing many benefits to local communities.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

They may be operating differently in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, but they’re still providing many benefits to local communities.

Responsive image
Sounds x

Will the real Lady A please stand up? Lady Antebellum renamed themselves to shed racist connotations, but didn’t realize their chosen moniker was taken.

Responsive image
Sounds x

Will the real Lady A please stand up? Lady Antebellum renamed themselves to shed racist connotations, but didn’t realize their chosen moniker was taken.

Responsive image
Pages /// Thoughts x

Now more than ever, people are calling on brands to step up. The culture magazine took another step in the right direction by having Dario Calmese shoot their cover.

Responsive image
Pages /// Thoughts x

Now more than ever, people are calling on brands to step up. The culture magazine took another step in the right direction by having Dario Calmese shoot their cover.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Why isn’t the content creator being held to the same standards as everyone else on the platform?

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Why isn’t the content creator being held to the same standards as everyone else on the platform?

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The YouTuber’s untimely death opens conversations on racial disparities in health care, especially as it relates to maternal mortality.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The YouTuber’s untimely death opens conversations on racial disparities in health care, especially as it relates to maternal mortality.

Responsive image
Screens x

TV programs about law enforcement ultimately function as propaganda that hides the ugly truths of American policing and justice

Responsive image
Screens x

TV programs about law enforcement ultimately function as propaganda that hides the ugly truths of American policing and justice

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The Capital Hill Occupied Protest has been a recent source of controversy, but one college student’s experiences paint a picture of peace and community.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The Capital Hill Occupied Protest has been a recent source of controversy, but one college student’s experiences paint a picture of peace and community.

Responsive image
Sounds x

Using beautiful melodies, catchy beats and lyrics that stick with you, this music reflects the struggles of these tumultuous times.

Responsive image
Sounds x

Using beautiful melodies, catchy beats and lyrics that stick with you, this music reflects the struggles of these tumultuous times.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The character from author Jeff Kinney’s work has attracted many eyes onto Black Lives Matter, but is it merely trivializing the movement?

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The character from author Jeff Kinney’s work has attracted many eyes onto Black Lives Matter, but is it merely trivializing the movement?

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The company’s powerful statement and meaningful actions in support of the Black Lives Matter movement stand out. Other companies should take note.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The company’s powerful statement and meaningful actions in support of the Black Lives Matter movement stand out. Other companies should take note.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Our current climate crisis is intertwined with white supremacy and colonialism, and any movement to save the planet must take that into account.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Our current climate crisis is intertwined with white supremacy and colonialism, and any movement to save the planet must take that into account.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

While citizens press for defunding, reallocating and reforming police forces internationally, leaders across the globe are being looked at to take action.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

While citizens press for defunding, reallocating and reforming police forces internationally, leaders across the globe are being looked at to take action.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Replacing the CEO with a Black executive isn’t enough to establish long-term inclusivity. There is still work to do in the name of transformative action.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Replacing the CEO with a Black executive isn’t enough to establish long-term inclusivity. There is still work to do in the name of transformative action.

Responsive image
Pages x

They are often essential community institutions, and their continued survival during the pandemic is now more important than ever.

Responsive image
Pages x

They are often essential community institutions, and their continued survival during the pandemic is now more important than ever.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The number of petitions that have been circulating among millions of Americans over the past few weeks has made a significant impact on the passage of new legislation.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The number of petitions that have been circulating among millions of Americans over the past few weeks has made a significant impact on the passage of new legislation.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

From underwear to makeup to clothing to candles, these five companies offer year-round shopping opportunities that support the queer community.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

From underwear to makeup to clothing to candles, these five companies offer year-round shopping opportunities that support the queer community.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The Capitol Hill Occupied Protest came about after demonstrators successfully evicted the police from the neighborhood. Now, the city is pushing to dismantle it.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The Capitol Hill Occupied Protest came about after demonstrators successfully evicted the police from the neighborhood. Now, the city is pushing to dismantle it.

Responsive image
Pages x

In this memoir, the comedian uses his personal experiences in South Africa and the U.S. to outline the fundamental irrationality behind racism — and why it continues to flourish.

Responsive image
Pages x

In this memoir, the comedian uses his personal experiences in South Africa and the U.S. to outline the fundamental irrationality behind racism — and why it continues to flourish.

Responsive image
Screens x

Here’s a starting point for educating yourself about the history and effects of racial inequality in the United States.

Responsive image
Screens x

Here’s a starting point for educating yourself about the history and effects of racial inequality in the United States.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

From breaking down barriers in the jewelry industry to crafting candles named after famous pop culture witches, these LGBTQ+ brands are worth buying from.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

From breaking down barriers in the jewelry industry to crafting candles named after famous pop culture witches, these LGBTQ+ brands are worth buying from.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The BLM movement is confronting racism in American athletic leagues, but little is being done to change the roots of these organizations.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The BLM movement is confronting racism in American athletic leagues, but little is being done to change the roots of these organizations.

Responsive image
Sounds x

Whether overtly political like Rachel Cargle’s ‘Revolution Playlist,’ or just something you made for a friend, playlists can function as spaces to heal, resist and connect.

Responsive image
Sounds x

Whether overtly political like Rachel Cargle’s ‘Revolution Playlist,’ or just something you made for a friend, playlists can function as spaces to heal, resist and connect.

Responsive image
Screens x

The Black Lives Matter movement contextualizes and highlights the botched themes of the sequel to the beloved ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender.’

Responsive image
Screens x

The Black Lives Matter movement contextualizes and highlights the botched themes of the sequel to the beloved ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender.’

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Keep your feed filled with content about the Black Lives Matter movement, and see the impact and value of Black creators.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Keep your feed filled with content about the Black Lives Matter movement, and see the impact and value of Black creators.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

With studies showing education and mental health intervention yield lower crime rates, is funneling funds into law enforcement really a good idea?

Responsive image
Thoughts x

With studies showing education and mental health intervention yield lower crime rates, is funneling funds into law enforcement really a good idea?

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The white singer’s racially coded complaints about the success of several black female artists perpetuate a harmful dichotomy between white femininity and black female aggression.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

The white singer’s racially coded complaints about the success of several black female artists perpetuate a harmful dichotomy between white femininity and black female aggression.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Many brands are posting in support of Black Lives Matter, while hiding their own racist practices.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

Many brands are posting in support of Black Lives Matter, while hiding their own racist practices.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

It may seem like the only meaningful action right now is to hit the street, but there are plenty of other options to support the movement, even if you don’t have any money.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

It may seem like the only meaningful action right now is to hit the street, but there are plenty of other options to support the movement, even if you don’t have any money.

Responsive image
Screens /// Thoughts x

Amidst recent injustices and unrest, Instagram illustrators are using their works to support activists and to call attention to Black victims of racist violence.

Responsive image
Screens /// Thoughts x

Amidst recent injustices and unrest, Instagram illustrators are using their works to support activists and to call attention to Black victims of racist violence.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

When talking to your family about race, it’s important to realize it’s not enough to be ‘non-racist.’ You must be an active ally to the black community.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

When talking to your family about race, it’s important to realize it’s not enough to be ‘non-racist.’ You must be an active ally to the black community.

Responsive image
Screens /// Thoughts x

Can shows about the police foster discussion, or do even well-intentioned cop shows ultimately provide ideological cover for police violence?

Responsive image
Screens /// Thoughts x

Can shows about the police foster discussion, or do even well-intentioned cop shows ultimately provide ideological cover for police violence?

Responsive image
Pages x

As June begins and protests over racial injustice continue, it’s important to make space for queer black literature.

Responsive image
Pages x

As June begins and protests over racial injustice continue, it’s important to make space for queer black literature.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

As demonstrations in response to George Floyd’s death continue globally, entertainers are participating in the movement by donating and marching.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

As demonstrations in response to George Floyd’s death continue globally, entertainers are participating in the movement by donating and marching.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

In light of nationwide protest against systemic racism, this Pride Month should center the nonwhite and non-cisgender people that kicked off the fight for queer liberation.

Responsive image
Thoughts x

In light of nationwide protest against systemic racism, this Pride Month should center the nonwhite and non-cisgender people that kicked off the fight for queer liberation.

Responsive image
Screens x

The movie isn’t just a musical. It tells a story of injustice and revolt that parallels our modern political climate.

Responsive image
Screens x

The movie isn’t just a musical. It tells a story of injustice and revolt that parallels our modern political climate.

Responsive image
Sounds /// Thoughts x

Fans of Korean idols and idol groups are organizing around the world to crash alt-right Twitter hashtags and boost black activism on YouTube.

Responsive image
Sounds /// Thoughts x

Fans of Korean idols and idol groups are organizing around the world to crash alt-right Twitter hashtags and boost black activism on YouTube.

Responsive image
Screens /// Thoughts x

Your online presence is an important tool for demonstrating support for black voices.

Responsive image
Screens /// Thoughts x

Your online presence is an important tool for demonstrating support for black voices.

Responsive image
Pages x

Published in 2017, Paul Butler’s book equips supporters of Black Lives Matter with one more important resource to curb racism in law enforcement.

Responsive image
Pages x

Published in 2017, Paul Butler’s book equips supporters of Black Lives Matter with one more important resource to curb racism in law enforcement.

Responsive image
Screens x

There’s a lot more to the infamous shooting than you know.

Responsive image
Culture /// News & Politics x

Being stopped by a police officer is definitely not a great way to end the day, especially if it’s just for broken taillights.

Responsive image
Culture /// News & Politics x

Being stopped by a police officer is definitely not a great way to end the day, especially if it’s just for broken taillights.

Responsive image
Screens x

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ has been including many plot points about important social issues that are often underrepresented on TV shows.

Responsive image
Screens x

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ has been including many plot points about important social issues that are often underrepresented on TV shows.

Responsive image
College /// News & Politics x

When cops searched two men outside of Gentile Arena, Loyola student Alan Campbell criticized the force being used and was then taken into custody himself.

Responsive image
College /// News & Politics x

When cops searched two men outside of Gentile Arena, Loyola student Alan Campbell criticized the force being used and was then taken into custody himself.

Responsive image
Culture x

A small school in Vermont raised a Black Lives Matter flag for the Black History Month, sending a message that the rest of the country should follow.

Responsive image
Culture x

A small school in Vermont raised a Black Lives Matter flag for the Black History Month, sending a message that the rest of the country should follow.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

While Black Lives Matter protestors are demonized by society, Philadelphia residents were praised for their destructive victory celebrations.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

While Black Lives Matter protestors are demonized by society, Philadelphia residents were praised for their destructive victory celebrations.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

No, this isn’t a new Sherlock Holmes novel. Officer Pinheiro of the Baltimore Police Department has been indicted for planting evidence at a crime scene.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

No, this isn’t a new Sherlock Holmes novel. Officer Pinheiro of the Baltimore Police Department has been indicted for planting evidence at a crime scene.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

Struggling to find the perfect political commentary? Piker has your daily dose of news and politics while serving up looks you can’t resist.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

Struggling to find the perfect political commentary? Piker has your daily dose of news and politics while serving up looks you can’t resist.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

Politically active athletes have a long line of history of not remaining silent, and Colin Kaepernick is no exception.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

Politically active athletes have a long line of history of not remaining silent, and Colin Kaepernick is no exception.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

Despite its attempts at good will and inclusion, Black Lives Matter continues to center a national narrative of violence propagation.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

Despite its attempts at good will and inclusion, Black Lives Matter continues to center a national narrative of violence propagation.

Responsive image
Screens x

With both overt and subtle references to the contemporary politics of black life, Luke Cage brings some much-needed representation to the superhero spectrum.

Responsive image
Screens x

With both overt and subtle references to the contemporary politics of black life, Luke Cage brings some much-needed representation to the superhero spectrum.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

When it comes to making real change, reflexive, punitive measures are rarely the answer.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

When it comes to making real change, reflexive, punitive measures are rarely the answer.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

With the shooting of white policemen in Dallas, the divisive potential of the BLM movement was put on display. Here’s why race antagonism is not the solution.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

With the shooting of white policemen in Dallas, the divisive potential of the BLM movement was put on display. Here’s why race antagonism is not the solution.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

As Patrick Claybon puts it, the only thing that has changed is that there are more cameras.

Responsive image
News & Politics x

As Patrick Claybon puts it, the only thing that has changed is that there are more cameras.