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I’m a Black Prepper. This Is What Freedom Means to Me.

I don’t harbor fantasies of being free myself. A free world for Black people must be created from scratch and, even in a best-case scenario, there will be no place for me once that bitter and bloody work is done.

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How to Watch Global Pride, the World’s Largest LGBTQ Celebration

LGBTQ Pride is turning 50 this year, albeit a little short on its signature fanfare. Here's how to attend Global Pride, a virtual celebration, on Saturday.

In this June 15, 2020, file photo, a giant "BLACK LIVES MATTER" sign is painted in orange on Fulton Street, Monday, June 15, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Today Is Juneteenth. Here Are 7 Things You Can Do to Fight for Racial Justice.

Five racial justice activists share what steps Americans can take to push for changes in policing and achieve true racial justice.

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I’m a Former VP at Cigna. Health Insurers Are No Friend to Racial Equity.

As a former health insurance executive who oversaw corporate communications, I know first-hand that these recent carefully crafted commitments to racial justice are designed to paper over a shameful truth.