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How Karen became a meme, and what real-life Karens think about it

How Karen became a meme, and what real-life Karens think about it

Karen Sun is a far cry from the “Karen” meme that has spread widely over social media in recent years. Aside from a shared first name, Sun — a 23-year-old Chinese-American — doesn’t exactly match the stereotype of a middle-aged, middle class white woman who, to use Sun’s words, acts like she “can get whatever…MORE

Man fatally shot during protests in Detroit

Man fatally shot during protests in Detroit

A 21-year-old man was killed after being shot during protests in Detroit late Friday, the city’s police department said. A previous press release from the police said that the man was shot when an unknown suspect fired shots into a crowd from a vehicle. Further investigation has revealed that the unknown suspect fired shots into…MORE

A guide to how you can support marginalized communities

A guide to how you can support marginalized communities

The pain felt by black communities after three recent tragedies is all too familiar. Each time these incidents happen, many of us are left wondering what we can do to support our African-American friends beyond anguished online posts — and in real, meaningful ways. Being an ally — a person who is not a member…MORE