Gen Z voted to save themselves—good for them

Daytime view of the U.S. Capitol building from across the Reflecting Pool

By Liz Henry My daughter had been planning what she wanted to wear to the polls for a few days: a black “I heart hot moms” T-shirt, fuchsia peace symbol earrings the size of toaster waffles, and wide-leg pants with a purple-ish sheen.  Whatever gets her excited, I thought.  It’s unclear just how many younger …

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People of color being poisonous to other POC—the L.A. City Council and anti-Black bias

racially vague person in soft focus presenting a dismissive hand gesture

“Not all skinfolk are kinfolk” is a reasonably common refrain in Black circles when Black people perpetuate harmful stereotypes or ally themselves with clearly anti-Black—and, frankly, anti-progress in general—forces in politics and elsewhere in society. But it’s applicable to not just Black people but other people of color, who too often eagerly put their own …

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