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On ‘Jamie,’ Rocker Brittany Howard Tackles Young Love, Systemic Racism, Religious Hypocrisy

The subject matter of new Brittany Howard album ‘Jaime,’ out now, veers from young love to systemic racism to religious hypocrisy.

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Art
This ‘Sailor Moon’ Fan Doesn’t Care He Loses Followers by Posting His Drag Cosplay

When cosplayer Leo Bane does crossplay as a ‘Sailor Moon’ character, not all of his fans like it, making us wonder: Is there a wrong way to do cosplay?

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Celebrities
A 1971 John Wayne Interview Reveals the On-Screen Cowboy to Be a Homophobic Racist

For no overly apparent reason, the interview from Playboy magazine is making the rounds on social media, and not for the best of reasons

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This Week Madonna Celebrated 30 Years Since the Release of ‘Like a Prayer’

The pop icon celebrated the track’s 30th anniversary on social media, recalling the drama behind the hit song

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It’s 2019, So Why Must People Still Be Schooled on the Unacceptability of Blackface?

How are we still having this conversation? Somehow blackface just keeps popping up, from politicians’ yearbook photos to questionable fashion choices.

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In New Interview, Jussie Smollett Offers Up Graphic Details of His Chicago Attack (Video)

During a sit-down with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts, he shares everything he remembers about the Jan. 29 attack

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This Scientist Brilliantly Argues That America’s DACA Showdown Is ‘Japanese Internment 2.0’

Japanese internment is a dark stain on U.S. history, and this scientist argues the DACA showdown is the same thing all over again

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Celebrities
Rachel True Is Calling Out the ‘Casual Racism’ That Still Surrounds One of Our Favorite Movies

The only Black star of ‘The Craft’ is calling out racism from during and after the film, and which even continues 23 years later

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Culture
Read Martin Luther King Jr.’s Advice to a Closeted Teen

10 years before the Stonewall uprising, Martin Luther King Jr. gave advice to a scared, closeted teen… but was it good advice?

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It’s Been 5 Years Since the Groundbreaking (and Divisive) TV Series ‘Looking’ Premiered on HBO

Despite being a trailblazing series for queer visibility, it was also divisive among the audience it aimed to represent and serve

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