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Dodai Stewart

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New York, NY, United States

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Past:
  • Jezebel
  • Jalopnik
  • Splinter
  • Washington Post

Past articles by dodai:

On Miley Cyrus, Ratchet Culture and Accessorizing With Black People

For Jezebel’s 10th anniversary, we’re revisiting some classic posts from our archive. Here’s to the next ten. → Read More

BTW There Are Some Really Good Cars In Atomic Blonde

Hey, so last night I went to a screening of Atomic Blonde—the stylishly brutal action-packed flick set in 1989 Berlin right before the fall of the wall, in which Charlize Theron plays a ruthless, savage, kickass spy—and there were some really good cars. → Read More

What the Hell Is Splinter?

Hi. Welcome to Splinter. Same site, same great people, new name. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Here's Exactly How Trump's Dinner With Comey Went Down, in GIFs

You may be wondering, while reading James Comey’s testimony, how did that conversation with President Trump really happen? What did it LOOK like? Well, thankfully, we know EXACTLY what it looked like. Here’s an exclusive peek: → Read More

If You Missed the Spelling Bee Finals, You Missed the Best Night of Television All Year

Last night, if you didn’t watch nerdy teens annihilate each other using sheer brainpower and determination, you really made a huge mistake. Because the live finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee were a suspenseful, gut-churning, anxiety-inducing roller-coaster ride of anguish, perseverance, incredulity, and dispassionate accomplishment. → Read More

TGIF! Enjoy These Photos of Sailors Enjoying Fleet Week

Ahoy there! The ships have docked and there are currently, as in RIGHT NOW, over 3,700 U.S. and Canadian service members in New York for Memorial Day. Yes, now in its 29th year, Fleet Week is upon us! Here’s a peek at what the guys and gals in uniform are up to: → Read More

A Question About Slapping Black Slang on T-Shirts

In case you haven’t perused what’s going on in trendy fast fashion lately, here’s a glimpse: Taking internet slang—often the sort popularized by black people—and turning it into sellable goods is so hot right now. → Read More

Welcome to Fusion on Kinja

Hello, bienvenidos, welcome to Fusion.net. → Read More

Watch Maxine Waters declare: 'I am a strong black woman' with a message for 'women everywhere'

On Tuesday morning, during Fox & Friends, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly reacted to a clip of Representative Maxine Waters—a black Democrat from California—speaking on the House floor. Instead of commenting on her powerful statement—about how criticizing the president is an act of patriotism—O'Reilly sniped, "I didn't hear a word she said. I was looking at the James Brown wig." Not just racist but… → Read More

Watch Maxine Waters declare: ‘I am a strong black woman’ with a message for ‘women everywhere’

Maxine Waters appeared on MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes to respond to being insulted and dismissed. → Read More

What we mean, and don’t mean, by ‘Islamophobia’

Just two days after Donald Trump’s refugee ban targeted seven Muslim-majority countries, a white nationalist shot and killed six Muslims in a Canadian mosque. → Read More

What we mean, and don’t mean, by ‘Islamophobia’

Just two days after Donald Trump’s refugee ban targeted seven Muslim-majority countries, a white nationalist shot and killed six Muslims in a Canadian mosque. Bigotry is rising. But what exactly do we mean, and not mean, by the words “bigotry” and “Islamophobia”? → Read More

Do not use the term ‘illegal immigrant’

Accurate alternatives are "illegal immigration," "undocumented immigrant,” “unauthorized immigrant,” and “people without legal immigration status.” → Read More

Photos: The best signs from the Women’s Marches

Around the world, women—and men—took to the streets in protest to send Donald Trump an unmistakeable message. → Read More

The very best signs from the Women's Marches

Across the United States and around the world, women—and their male allies—have taken to the streets in record numbers to protest President Donald Trump. From Washington to London to Mexico City and beyond, these Women's Marches have had a single, unifying message for the new administration: "We are here, and we are not afraid." → Read More

Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man With No Public Service Experience

Under Trump's guidance, Steve Harvey and Ben Carson are teaming up. → Read More

Act like a lady, think like a man with no public service experience

What the world needs now: A thrice-married comedian and daytime talk show host who made racist jokes about Asians has been assigned to help the White House solve issues in America's poor neighborhoods. → Read More

Why we don’t call people ‘blacks’ and ‘whites’

Facts and lives are at stake, and both are under assault by a president-elect whose language has life-or-death consequences. → Read More

Read the Best Stories We Published This Year

Articles about internet mapping glitches, Bollywood and blackface, orgasms after sex reassignment surgery, and more. → Read More

This one quote explains everything wrong with inclusivity in Hollywood

The film business, when it comes to inclusivity, is downright awful. → Read More