PoC News in America: Best of 2015

Another year has passed, and we have lots of writing from around the Internet to recap the highs and lows of news in 2015.

The Toast’s favorite freelance pieces from around the internet range from diasporic identity searching to arranged marriages.

Flavorwire’s Favorite Cultural Moments highlight Killer Mike’s sit down with Bernie Sanders and Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly.”

Film School Rejects reminds us why whitewashing and sidelining actors of color continues to be a huge mistake for Hollywood in their wrap-up.

The Root looks at the Top 10 stories involving Race and Media. The Root also highlighted stories from 2015 that helped remind us that racism is still very present.

Colorlines highlighted the work of 15 Remarkable Women of Color who helped make 2015 a year of growth and change.

Kitana “Kiki” Rodriguez and Mya Taylor, who both feature on the list, also get recognized in Flavorwire’s recap of the best Queer indie cinema from the year for their work in Tangerine.

Reminder, Tangerine is now streaming on Netflix.

Feministing looks at the best writing from their own site and elsewhere on the internet about #BlackLivesMatter, consent, and the fight for indigenous rights.

Share your favorite writing from the past year about race and media in the comments below!

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