Targeting the Uneven Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans

“I had everything,” Malcolm said. So was Martin. When tested, the brothers learned that they had the variants and that the variants, not lupus, most likely damaged their kidneys. They didn’t quite know how to react. “I’m still trying to grapple with it,” Malcolm said. But Dr. Maybe he wasn’t surprised. Researchers think the variants …

Now Overlooked: Ady Fidelin, Black Model ‘Hidden in Plain Sight’

This article is part of Overlooked, a series of obituaries about extraordinary people whose deaths were not reported in The Times beginning in 1851. In a series of photos from the summer of 1937, a group of close friends are captured swimming, relaxing and having fun while enjoying a relaxed vacation in the south of …

‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Has The Most Exciting Comics (and

In this Friday’s episode “A Black Lady Sketch Show“Charismatic showrunner and star Robin Thede plays the world’s worst thief. During a robbery, she fights with the conspirators, wears a shimmering silver wig that’s not exactly inconspicuous, and takes a selfie and posts it on social media before stealing a diamond. It’s a spoof of sorts, …

‘The Magnificent and the Black Hole’ Review: Finding Magic in Rage

Sammy Ko (Miya Cech), the protagonist of this dark coming-of-age comedy, ticks all the boxes for teenage anxiety. He smokes at school and goes out; secretly tattoos himself in the bedroom with primitive equipment; and gets flogged against his father Angus (Leonardo Nam) for dating so soon after his mother’s death. When Angus comes to …

For a Black Man Hired to Reclaim a Confederate Legacy, It Didn’t Happen

Mr Henry described the investigation as “ridiculous” and added that “Nothing vile has happened”. When asked to comment on the dispute, the loser, Miss Gray, Mr Stoney in Richmond’s 2020 mayoral electionhe just said the removal job “should’ve cost a lot less than it used to be”. With the first removal scheduled for July 1, …