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Shirley Chisholm’s historic presidential run helped lead to this moment

Nearly five decades after Chisholm’s bid, Kamala Harris is the first Black woman on a major-party presidential ticket.

Kamala Harris’s foreign policy, explained

It’s more robust than you might think.

A police officer killed my father 27 years ago and went unpunished. It changed my life forever.

It took his resurfaced racist posts for me to tell my father’s story.

How The Vanishing Half fits into our cultural fixation with racial passing stories

"Passing for white never left."

It’s not just Twitch: The military has a history of using video games to reach young people

Remember America’s Army?

7 provocative documentaries that show how our political process has evolved

Boys State is just the latest movie to paint a picture of a changing system in a televised America.

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Well, this is awkward

The coronavirus is complicating our relationships with family, friends, and strangers. But it’s also making us better at life??

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Why the surge in racist misinformation about Kamala Harris is so worrisome

The Democratic National Convention has set its speaker lineup

Why Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” is actually a public health triumph

The company behind Fortnite dared Apple to shutter its game on iPhones. Now Apple has gone ahead and sort of done that.

The Kamala Harris identity debate shows how America still struggles to talk about multiracial people

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A record number of women could be elected to the House this fall

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The dystopian tech that companies are selling to help schools reopen sooner

Trump’s long history of racism, from the 1970s to 2020

The Trump campaign attack on Kamala Harris’s citizenship is right out of the birther playbook

These Covid-19 vaccine candidates could change the way we make vaccines — if they work

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Why you’re unlikely to get the coronavirus from runners or cyclists

The Supreme Court just rejected a Republican effort to make it harder to vote

Israel and the UAE just struck a historic peace deal. It’s a big win for Trump.

Is Russia first to a Covid-19 vaccine? Not so fast.

Trump’s new favorite talking point about US coronavirus cases is highly misleading

Trump admits he’s stalling pandemic relief to make it harder to vote

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The military has a history of using video games to recruit. So why was there a backlash when its soldier-gamers started playing online?

What would Keynes do?

Drug overdoses were increasing before Covid-19. The pandemic made things worse.

Legend of Korra’s messy, complicated legacy

GPT-3, explained: This new language AI is uncanny, funny — and a big deal

Wild, chaotic, and deeply silly, the animated Harley Quinn series is a terrific watch

Justice Alito’s jurisprudence of white racial innocence

Kamala Harris’s family story is the real portrait of American greatness

Kamala Harris is a politician, not an activist. It’s an awkward fit for this moment.

Do you really have to wash your mask after every use? Short answer: Yes.

Facebook’s new voter information center gives Americans fact-checked voting information

Netflix soured the live-action remake of Avatar: The Last Airbender, its showrunners say

Joe Biden’s criminal justice reform plan, explained

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The 2020 election calendar

Most candidates run to the center in the general election. Biden is moving left.

The surprising benefits of contemplating your death

How bad is your state’s Covid-19 outbreak?

The Covid-19 pandemic could be the last straw for high drug costs

Just 6 states meet these basic criteria to reopen and stay safe

Kamala Harris’s controversial record on criminal justice, explained