In communities of color, the decision to participate in this moment of collective trauma — whether by watching and sharing the video of George Floyd’s death, discussing racial injustice on social media, or protesting and speaking out in the 3D world — can be one rife with anxiety and profound mental distress.
The federal government’s relief package left behind many of America’s poorest workers struggling to make ends meet as the coronavirus ravaged and unemployment rose. Baltimore’s “squeegee boys” are among them.
Baltimore barber Antoine Dow helps bring dignity to young black men whose lives were cut short by gun violence.
Vaping has produced a diverse community with all sorts of sub-specialties. Finding your tribe can be more complex than finding your Harry Potter house.
Mientras Washington se esfuerza por tomar medidas enérgicas contra la naciente industria del vapeo, los “influencers” de internet tienen su propia agenda.
The subculture around vaping has been fueled by social media, and traditional regulations don’t easily address potential pitfalls.
Se llaman a sí mismas muñecas. Son pacientes de cirugía estética que documentan sus deseos y resultados en Instagram. Una comunidad cerrada con mensajes médicos, pero también marketing.
An Instagram community of “doll pages” lets women find valuable information about body-sculpting journeys.
Reflections on coping with a new high-stress profession.