Social Issues

#EndSARS Featured
How Women Powered Nigeria’s #ENDSARS Movement

The movement to hold the Nigerian police force’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad accountable for its crimes has been driven by female activists.

Walter Wallace Jr. Protest
What To Know About The Shooting Of Walter Wallace Jr.

Hundreds took to the streets in Philadelphia after the police shooting of Wallace, a 27-year-old Black man.

Keith Raniere
NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Is Sentenced To Life In Prison

The sex cult founder was found guilty of federal sex trafficking and racketeering charges last year.

Breonna Taylor, Black Lives Matter
Six Months After Breonna Taylor’s Death, There Is Still No Justice

A Jefferson County grand jury has decided to indict one of the three officers involved in the murder of Breonna Taylor.

What You Need To Know About The Boycott Of Disney’s New Mulan Movie

As well as the reasoning behind the #BoycottMulan Movement

Jacob Blake, BLM
‘Stick Together’: Jacob Blake Makes His First Public Statement Since Kenosha Police Shot Him

‘It hurts to breathe, it hurts to sleep. It hurts to move from side to side. It hurts to eat.’

Meiko Kawakami & Kali Fajardo Anstine, Books
‘It’s Okay To Laugh, Even When The Situation Is Tragic’

Rising literary stars Mieko Kawakami & Kali Fajardo Anstine on the blurry lines between truth, fiction, and trauma.

jacob blake's sister
Jacob Blake’s Sister Tells The Nation She Doesn’t Want Pity, She Wants Change

The family gathered for a news conference in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to discuss the recent police shooting.

Black Lives Matter Movement
Amidst The BLM Movement, Jacob Blake’s Shooting At The Hands Of Police Spark Renewed Outrage

Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man was shot in the back by police on Sunday night.

Indian Matchmaking
The Glamour Of Indian Matchmaking Glosses Over The Harsh Realities Of Arranged Marriages

If the real Indian matchmaking process was presented without the trappings of wealth, the series would come off as a human rights documentary.

Black Lives Matter Movement
5 Black Creatives In Singapore On What The Black Lives Matter Movement Means To Them

We talk with creatives from the African Diaspora in Singapore about how they are navigating their careers, their experiences with discrimination and views on the expanding BLM Movement.

Justice For Elijah McCain
This Is Why Millions Of People Are Demanding Justice For Elijah McClain

The 23-year-old died after police put him in a strangle-hold.

Experiencing Systemic Racism In Singapore: “It Has Taken Me A Long Time To Love The Colour Of My Skin”

Writer Faz Gaffa-Marsh on experiencing racism as a child in Singapore, learning to love the colour of her skin, and the importance of speaking out.