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Past articles by Adrienne:

The Room Where It Happened

In August, NYPD officers surrounded the home of Derrick Ingram, a co-founder of the activist group Warriors in the Garden, who had been accused of yelling into an officer’s ear with a megaphone at a protest. He livestreamed the standoff on Instagram. → Read More

A Compound Grief

Today would have been his birthday, had he not been killed while jogging through his neighborhood by two white men back in February. Travis McMichael, and his father, 64-year-old Gregory McMichael, were arrested and charged only yesterday. → Read More

The Familiar Gender Dynamics at Last Night’s Debate

The women waited for their moments. The men butted in. → Read More

Jesse Williams and John Legend Talk Race in America

“America is cool because of black people. Our music is black. Our aesthetic is black … We are as American as you can be, and what do we get for it?” → Read More

John Legend and Jesse Williams Interview on Art and Activism

“We can't divorce the role of artists from the role of activists and organizers.” → Read More

The Smithsonian's Black History Museum Turns 1 Year Old

The Smithsonian's memorial of African American history and culture turns 1 at a time when its lessons are particularly resonant. → Read More

Jesmyn Ward's 'Sing, Unburied, Sing' Is a Haunting Road Novel: Book Review

Sing, Unburied, Sing follows a family—and two ghosts—on a road trip that doubles as a journey through the painful past. → Read More

Lena Waithe on Being Nominated for an Emmy and Embracing Her Voice

The Emmy-nominated actress and writer on what’s next after Master of None, creating her own show, and forcing the industry to pay attention to new black talent. → Read More

Ava DuVernay on the 'Queen Sugar' Midseason Finale and the New Hollywood

The director discusses the show’s midseason finale, the importance of telling black stories, and her secret to navigating the film and TV industry. → Read More

Roxane Gay's 'Hunger' Is a Searing Memoir About Weight and Trauma

In her moving new memoir, the writer explores desire, denial, and life in an “unruly body.” → Read More

How Five Princeton Women Have Navigated Their Post-College Years

In her new book, Caroline Kitchener interviews some of her classmates to see how they started their careers and staked out their independence. → Read More

The Emotional Labor of Waitressing

Marie Billiel, who has worked in the restaurant industry for 10 years, talks about having to have a ”mask on” for eight hours at a time. → Read More

What It’s Like Folding the Shirts That Get Thrown Back on the Shelf

Shawna Rule, a 21-year-old living in South Dakota, talks about juggling a full-time job, a part-time job, and a college degree. → Read More

The Human at Human Resources

Jeni Strand, an HR executive in Fargo, North Dakota, talks about the challenges of building a workplace that respects employees’ time at home in an age of the smartphone. → Read More

Being an Investment Banker, Far Away From Wall Street

Brad Eichler, an executive at a Little Rock, Arkansas-based firm, talks about what hard work means to him when he’s traveling more than 100 days a year. → Read More

From Waitress to State Representative

Rhode Island's Moira Walsh thinks of herself not as a politician but “a waitress who happened to get pissed off enough to take a crack at it.” → Read More

How to Get Fair Treatment for LGBT Defendants

Francis Nichols, a pretrial-service officer in Washington D.C., talks about trying to get assistance to people in the justice system, especially those who aren’t straight. → Read More

Why Architecture Is a Career for 'the Young and Childless'

Julie Engstrom, a designer in Cleveland, Ohio, talks about why her field is such a challenge for people with kids. → Read More

How a Sculptor Adapted to Today's Economy

"I found myself unemployed five years ago for the first time in my life. That was unsettling, but it was not undoing." → Read More

Watching the Army Evolve Over 15 Years

Sergeant First Class Patricia Robert talks about how an “impulse decision” to enlist in her mid-20s has, unexpectedly, served her well. → Read More