Diversity Filter
  1. I’m Black, and I think Richard Spencer Should Speak At The University of Michigan

    “Let him expand upon all his twisted thoughts and ideals on a grand stage. Let him see just how meaningless his words really are, because at the end of the day he can’t change what we are.”

    Academia
  2. North of the Internet

    North of the Internet is a daily series of conversations with artists and creators about their work, inspiration, and ideas.

    Art
  3. picture books blogger

    Lovingly curated by Sarah Yewman, a “self-confessed picture-book geek,” picture books blogger reviews and showcases illustrated stories for diverse audiences of all ages.

    Authors
  4. diaCRITICS

    Co-founded by Pulitzer-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen, diaCRITICS covers the arts, culture, and politics of Vietnamese diasporas around the world.

    Art
    Image by manhhai (CC BY 2.0)
  5. Freer|Sackler

    Explore the richness of Asian cultures and arts, from ancient Egypt to contemporary Japan, at the new website of the Smithsonian’s Asian collections.

    Art
    Image courtesy of Freer|Sackler
  6. Native Appropriations

    Adrian Keene, the writer behind Native Appropriations, focuses on current events and popular culture through the lens of Native American representation.

    Commentary
  7. Southern Foodways Alliance

    The Southern Foodways Alliance documents, studies, and celebrates the diverse food cultures of the changing American South — and its site offers a wealth of resources, stories, and oral histories to explore.

    Cooking
    A plate from Helvetia’s ramp supper. Photograph by Emily Hilliard.
  8. African Book Addict!

    African Book Addict!, a site run by Ghanaian-American blogger Darkowaa, celebrates literature from Africa and the African diaspora through book reviews and book chats with fellow readers and writers.

    Books
    Photo credit: MAK
  9. How Responsible Tourism Can Challenge Patriarchy in India

    At The Shooting Star, travel writer Shivya Nath writes on the positive social effects of responsible, sustainable tourism.

    Culture
  10. Parent Co.

    With equal doses of information, inspiration, and opinion, Parent Co. is a modern parenting site that caters to families with children of all ages, genders, and needs.

    Diversity
  11. Rebrand Cities

    Forty-six percent of small businesses do not have a website. Rebrand Cities is a civic design and brand project in the US that helps to close this digital divide and aims to get small and neighborhood businesses online. Learn how to participate — as a business owner, partner, or sponsor.

    Business
  12. Atlee

    “It was only in getting back into baseball cards that I realized that there were a couple of years in the late 1980s when my classmates had accurately identified a mixed-race adult for me to look like.” Nick Vossbrink at njwv writes about dealing with the “what are you?” question while growing up.

    Culture
  13. I Don’t Accommodate Uncontrolled Men

    “I don’t have any sympathy for men who can’t handle a woman with cleavage.” At Ezer, Bailey Steger writes a critique of purity culture from an egalitarian Christian perspective.

    Commentary
  14. Women Who Draw

    Women Who Draw is an open directory of female illustrators, artists, and cartoonists created by two women artists, Julia Rothman and Wendy MacNaughton, in an effort to increase visibility of women, women of color, LBTQ+, trans, and gender non-conforming artists in all fields.

    Art
  15. 500 Pens

    500 Pens is a coalition of writers and photographers covering social justice, activism, and advocacy efforts.

    Diversity