The social network’s tone has long reflected corporate America: staid, monolithic, white. Now Black users are speaking up — and saying the site is limiting their voice. One day in September, Elizabeth Leiba opened the LinkedIn app and saw a post by Aaisha Joseph, a diversity consultant with […]
Justin Bieber featuring Chance the Rapper, ‘Holy’The earnest, restrained “Holy” doesn’t exactly announce the arrival of Justin Bieber as a Christian pop star — he’s more doing devotional R&B, blending themes of loyalty and faith with those of romantic commitment. (For example, “I don’t believe in nirvana, but […]
The actor who brought the beloved Marvel superhero to life was also an avid philanthropist and activist. Here are 5 times the star rose above and beyond to put goodness and honor into our world. Cast your mind back a few years, and recall that there was a […]
Six weeks ago, U.S. Postal Service workers in the Southern California high desert town of Tehachapi began to notice crates of mail sitting in the post office in the early morning that should have been shipped out for delivery the night before. At a mail processing facility in […]
Millions of people have used the social media app TikTok to make and share short, fun, entertaining videos. I, Brian Chen, am not one of them. Count me as one of those never-TikTokers. As an older millennial, I have exclusively used Facebook’s Instagram to post photos of my […]
The fashion industry thrives off of vintage, and these dealers are not only selling garments, but pieces of history. Take Blk Mkt Vintage for example, whose shop is stocked with hard-to-find Black memorabilia ranging from pins to books. Or Black Culture Vintage, which is stocked with those rare merch T-shirts from events like Freaknik and the Million Man March.
There’s also the secondhand resellers like Senseless and Collected ATL that are stocked with vintage sports apparel from their specific city along with hype items. And Reinvintage based in Chicago, which has a stellar selection of vintage designer pieces. Whatever you are looking for, you are bound to […]
The pandemic may have slowed the city, but it hasn’t stopped it. Starting well before dawn, essential workers toil at factories and markets and restaurants. Some remain deep into the night; the lucky ones work from home. Parks and beaches and hiking trails beckon those desperate for a […]