This Is How You Use Your Privilege, Part 2: ‘Your Silence Is Your Discrimination,’ Says Jessica Chastain

“When you know better, you do better,” or so the saying goes. Sometimes—most times—it takes someone with privilege to enact change for everyone else. In January, actress Jessica Chastain made headlines when she advocated for equal pay for fellow actress and friend Octavia Spencer, addressing the persistently deep pay…

Kamala Harris Takes on Bail Reform in Her 1st Bill as Senator ... Oh, and Rand Paul Is There, Too

In her first major piece of legislation since taking office, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), along with everyone’s favorite Republican, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), has introduced a bipartisan bail-reform bill—the Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act of 2017—which would encourage states to stop holding accused offenders in…

Get Out Was Scary but TIME: The Kalief Browder Story Is The Real Horror Story You Should Be Watching

I need a late pass; I only recently saw Get Out. Like last night. Almost a month after its release I finally managed to make it to see the movie that everybody is talking about. The hype is justified and any Black males dating white women will probably be donning  a perennial side-eye whether they like it or not. And…

Watch: Kalief Browder’s Family Discusses the Documentary Series That Exposes His Tragic Story 

Time: The Kalief Browder Story is a six-part docuseries based on the story of Kalief Browder, who spent three years at New York City’s Rikers Island jail without being convicted of a crime. He was arrested at age 16 for a robbery he did not commit. During that time, he endured about two years in solitary confinement,…