Race/Related

Welcome to Race/Related, a weekly newsletter focused on race, identity and culture.

Welcome to Race/Related, a weekly newsletter focused on race, identity and culture.

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    The Black Geeks of Dragon Con, gathering over Labor Day weekend. Since its inception in 2015, the group has grown from dozens to hundreds of participants.
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    Redefining What Nerd Culture Looks Like

    Dragon Con has transformed from a niche science fiction convention into a diverse celebration of fandom.

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    Neighborhood children greet Ms. Gibson upon her return to Harlem after winning Wimbledon in 1957.
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    Before Serena, There Was Althea

    Althea Gibson was the first Black player to win Wimbledon. Soon, the block in Harlem where she grew up will bear her name.

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