From bugalú to Caribbean-influenced hip-hop, the blackness of being Puerto Rican was part of my New York experience.

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Growing up in the United States, I thought I was very Chinese — until I decided to move to Hong Kong.

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Both Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Trump recognize the connection between race and democracy.

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The n-word, the subject of much debate this week about whether there is a tape of President Trump using the racist slur, became Stallworth’s ticket into the Colorado Klan.

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In the ongoing push for accurate representation of Asians Americans in Hollywood, “Crazy Rich Asians” is unique because it has Asians at most of the relevant levers of the production process.

While it’s drawn praise for an all-Asian cast and universal themes, critics say the movie fails to capture the diversity of the Asian experience.

The film about a gay teenager exploring her sexuality, is a rarity for a mainstream Hollywood movie, both because of its subject and because it was directed by a woman.

Todd Kincannon had been known for incendiary tweets about Trayvon Martin, Nancy Pelosi and Hurricane Katrina victims.

In this city, the court hands down sentences like mandatory voter registration and attendance at city council meetings.

“I Can’t Date Jesus” gets personal about being queer, black and Southern during a slow cultural shift in black churches.

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