Jameelah Nasheed, Teen Vogue

Jameelah Nasheed

Teen Vogue

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Recent articles by Jameelah:

Ahmaud Arbery Was Killed for Jogging as a Black Man in America

After a video of a George and Travis McMichael fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery went viral, the father and son were arrested and charged with murder and aggravated assault. → Read More

The Coronavirus Is Killing Black Americans in Alarming Numbers

The disproportionate number of COVID cases and deaths in Black communities speaks to the horrific racial inequalities in health outcomes in the United States. → Read More

Calling Black Voters Who Voted for Biden Uninformed Is Ignorant and Unproductive

In this op-ed, Jameelah Nasheed argues that progressives are ignoring history and hurting their own movement by blaming older Black voters for supporting Joe Biden. → Read More

It Shouldn't Take Violence for White Americans to Push for Black Civil Rights

From Bloody Sunday to the Black Lives Matter movement, progress on civil rights has often only come in the wake of violence against Black Americans. → Read More

The History of the Confederate Flag and What It Represents

Since the Civil War, the Confederate flag has been used as a symbol of oppression by various groups that oppose civil rights. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar Had the Most Speaking Time at the Democratic Debate

Warren and Klobuchar’s mic-time monopoly is the first time two women have said the most at a presidential debate. → Read More

Donald Trump’s Border Wall Threatens an Area Sacred to Tohono O’odham Native Americans

Construction in Arizona is reportedly blowing up protected land on a national monument in an area sacred to Indigenous communities. → Read More

"Zola" Review: The Mind-Blowing Film Based on a Wild Twitter Thread Lives Up to High Expectations

It's a nuanced depiction of sex work while being an examination of storytelling. → Read More

Tessa Thompson on the Importance of Love Films — Outside the White Gaze

“Black people in the center of those narratives that get to be fly and in love.” → Read More

A Black Texas Teen Was Told He Couldn't Walk in His Graduation Ceremony Unless He Cut His Locs

Deandre Arnold, a student at Texas's Barbers Hill High School, was told his locs did not comply with the dress code and he wouldn't be allowed to walk in his graduation. → Read More

Georgia College Student Alexis Crawford Was Found Dead. Now Two Suspects Have Been Arrested.

The Clark Atlanta University student was found dead in a local park days after filing a police report accusing her roommate’s boyfriend of unwanted touching. → Read More

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Won the Nobel Peace Prize for His Work Ending the Border War with Eritrea

While many had hoped Greta Thunberg might win the prestigious honor, Ahmed was celebrated for his efforts to heal Africa's second-largest country. → Read More

AOC's Haircut Isn't That Expensive. Women Are Sharing How Much They Pay for Their Own.

The Washington Times reported that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez paid $80 for a haircut and $180 for lowlights. → Read More

Disturbing New PSA Shows How School Shootings Have Become Normalized

The gun control group released a new back-to-school ad showing how students are learning to prepare for school shootings, rather than prevent them. → Read More

South African Teen Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killing Sparked Public Outcry Over Violence Against Women

Following reports of a gruesome death and sexual assault, people in the country are speaking out about the case and the larger problem. → Read More

What To Know About the “Year of Return”

August 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of the American slave trade. African nations hope descendants of the diaspora use it as a moment to reconnect with their roots. → Read More

When You Can't Afford School Lunch, the Toll Is More Than Just Physical

The emotional stress and hunger caused by lunch shaming can take a real toll on students’ academic performance and well-being. → Read More

SoulCycle Owner's Support for Trump Shows How Capitalism Makes Us All Complicit

In this op-ed, Teen Vogue writer Jameelah Nasheed argues that our money often ends up in the pockets of people whose political views may not align with our own. → Read More

A Brief History of Black Hair, Politics, and Discrimination

New York and California just became the first states to pass laws declaring hair discrimination to be illegal. → Read More

36 Jewish Activists Were Arrested While Protesting an ICE Detention Center in New Jersey

The Never Again Action Group marched on the facility calling for "closing the camps" and the abolition of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. → Read More