Hip-hop artist Rapsody was supposed to get a good job and raise kids. Instead she’s rapping for Kendrick Lamar and inking a deal with Jay-Z.
Marielle Franco’s story is striking chords with constituents around Rio de Janeiro. Can she turn her experiences into policy?
Punk rock was an always curious vehicle that could carry a person to the strangest places, as Eugene S. Robinson found out while mixing it up with white supremacists.
The ultimate melting pot? It’s not the U.S. Or even Germany. Can the nation of smorgasbords welcome diversity at the proverbial national table?
Lungi Ngidi sees cricket as the opportunity his parents and older brothers never had.
We shouldn’t hesitate to call hate “hate,” argues Professor Robin J. Hayes.
❤︎Lenny Curry, the mayor of Jacksonville, Florida, is proving to be a key figure for the Republican Party.
The number is startling. And the story behind it is puzzling.
Race and Ethnicity videos
This week on Third Rail With OZY we ask whether it’s time to move beyond race-based affirmative action.
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The same hand that penned America’s Declaration of Independence also scrawled some self-evidently racist nonsense.
We sat down with Maysoon Zayid for an exclusive backstage interview at OZY Fest 2017.
The Ghost Dance put the desperate Lakota in a trance, and led to the death of Sitting Bull.
One of Brazil’s biggest film and TV stars is using his celebrity to push the country’s most powerful media company to change how Black Brazilian stories are told.
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Luc Besson says that making a movie from a graphic novel is kind of like making dinner for your friends.