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I Knew She'd Pick The Black One, But It Still Broke My Heart

Sometimes it can be hard to notice the little subliminal messages around us that influence how we see the world and how we see ourselves. In the stills below, this troubling experiment shows just how subtle these messages are when it comes to influencing how young children perceive race. The results are heartbreaking.

via Lady A / Twitter and Whittlz / Flickr

In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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