How I’m Working to Decolonize My Yoga Practice.

On the face of it, blending traditions and practices feels very inclusive. But this buffet-style approach to yoga is problematic because it transforms ethnically specific practices into a whiter, Americanized package to make yoga more palatable for Americans looking for a good workout with a sprinkle of spirituality.

To become antiracist, I had to let go of the idea of Black athletic superiority. It was harder than I thought.

Unlearning racist ideas about race and physicality has been a hard pill to swallow. In a world where Black intelligence and mental prowess have been ignored, doubted, or downplayed, it felt comforting to have at least one thing that everyone seemed to agree Black people were great at: sports.

Netflix’s “High on the Hog” reminds us that even when it comes to food, Black history is American history

Hosted by chef and food writer Stephen Satterfield, High on the Hog is an odyssey of the Black American experience as told through food. The series marries history, food, travel, and memoir genres to tell a riveting story both of how African Americans maintained a connection to our ancestors through food, and how African and African American cooking influenced the foods we think of as central to American cuisine.

Your clothes can change the world.

The clothes you wear can change the world. This is a central premise behind LAUDE the Label, which produces sustainable, ethically made fashion. In this interview, founder and CEO Carly Burson discusses the issue of forced labor in clothing manufacturing, how LAUDE the Label utilizes a more just production model, what prompted the brand to change its name from Tribe Alive, and how the company is trying to change the world one ethical garment at a time.