Some Smart People Were Asked Why Race Still Matters. Here Are Their 1-Sentence Answers.

"Facing" race (acknowledging it, what it means, and how it affects us and everything around us) can be hard. This video is advertising a dope conference that wants to make it easier, but trust me: You can start right where you are. And here are a few great reasons why you should.

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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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