The Stranger's Rachel Dolezal Profile Is So Good We Never Have to Think About Her Again 

In a world filled to the brim with absurdity, it is remarkable that we’re somehow still talking about Rachel Dolezal—the white woman who masqueraded for years as a black person. It’s been nearly two years ago her facade fell and since then we’ve been inundated with absurd headlines about her identification as…

West Point Cadets Investigated for Raising Fists in Photo Won't Be Punished

Last week, 16 West Point women posed for their Old Corps photograph—a time-honored tradition at the military academy where cadets pose for vintage-style photographs on the steps of the school’s oldest barrack—and dared to raise their fists in a gesture of solidarity. The women, all black, drew the ire of John Burk, a…

The 'Accidental' Death of Natasha McKenna, Killed in Police Restraints

For unknown reasons—just kidding, I’ve got a guess or two—Natasha McKenna’s violent and senseless death in police custody hasn’t gotten much national attention in the months since she (a 5’2” woman, weighing 130 pounds) was taken from her Fairfax County jail cell to be transported to Alexandria, Virginia: a process…