Still from Leon Bridges’ “River” music video (2016).

© UC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Police K-9 units were deployed to manage crowds of protesters during the Birmingham Campaign of the civil rights movement in May 1963. Such actions brought massive negative publicity to the city in the national media. © Birmingham News

Protesters outside of Ohio State Building, 2020. © Joshua A. Bickel, Columbus Dispatch via USA Today Network

Coco (1993) © Dana Lixenberg

“The Mulatta from Cartagena”, 1940. Enrique Erau Araujo. Oil on canvas.

What should have been a carefree road trip turned ugly in an instant

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Jasmin Joseph

NY-born, LA-based writer. Allegedly writing an essay collection called Black Cowgirl. Allegedly. Twitter:@jazzyhuncho.

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