H-Town has a climate problem—and Bun B says the only solution is switching from red to blue

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Photograph by Todd Spoth


Movie studios and actors profit from the pain and names of political prisoners but rarely lend a hand in their fight

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Courtesy of Sundance Institute. Photo: Glen Wilson


Stanley Nelson’s Netflix documentary opened my eyes to how much Black and Hispanic women were preyed on by the American government

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A warrant search and raid in Washington, D.C. Photo: Shepard Sherbell/CORBIS SABA/Corbis/Getty Images


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Photo: Josefina Santos

The LEVEL Man at 40

Daniel Baker developed his gifts. Desus Nice gave them to the world. Now it’s time to expand.


The luxury fashion house tried to appropriate Caribbean culture and instead disrespected Black history

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Design by Felton Brown


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Photo by Barnabas Crosby


Photographer Mel D. Cole has turned his lens on the folks taking to the streets for Trump — both Black and White

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Photos courtesy of Mel D. Cole


The Kobe Bryant hashtag “Girl Dad” highlighted the harm bad fathers can bring to a girl’s transition to woman

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The Capitol insurrection awakened some of America’s greater parts. But can the country’s majority stay woke?

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Photo: Jana Shnipelson/Unsplash


The coup attempt at the U.S. Capitol was 2021’s first strike — and things could get uglier

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Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Bonsu Thompson

Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.

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