On Injustice, Inequality, and Being Black in America: A Reading List
Personal posts, essays, and interviews by Black writers, bloggers, and thinkers, compiled by our editorial team.
Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: Kate on Conservation
On World Wildlife Day, we look at how Kate Stephenson’s award-winning conservation blog led to her meeting her heroes.
“Monotony Is a Luxury”: A Reading List of Black Writers and Journalists
Read powerful writing from black writers and journalists in this reading list.
Three Stories to Read this LGBT History Month
From The Golden Girls to 17th-century London, these stories explore the rich layers of queer history.
Why Emily Contois Is Still Blogging After Six Years
A recent episode of online trolling hasn’t stopped this food and media scholar from making her voice heard.
“I Want to Read about People”: On Why We Follow Blogs
Jeff Cann reflects on what “following” means to him.
Poets on Borders: Perspectives at Poetry International
Poets from around the world share their perspectives on borders.
“The Backfire Effect” Is the Cognitive Concept of the Moment
Listen to the podcast that inspired a popular comic about changing one’s beliefs.
Five on Film: The Role of Cinema in 2017
Five lovers of film share their insights on the role of cinema.
The Posts That Moved Us in 2016: Current Events
A selection of powerful writing that came out of the year’s tragedies and conflicts.
“The Club Became Like a Home” — Reflections on Orlando
Bloggers speak out about the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, in June 2016.
Too Loud, Too Outspoken, Too Feminist: Anne Thériault Writes Her Truth
We chat with Toronto-based writer Anne Thériault at The Belle Jar about the evolution of her writing, blogging on hot-button topics, and being an ally.
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