When Garnette Cadogan moved from Kingston to New Orleans, he realized walking in the streets in the US was completely different from Jamaica. Here, people looked at him like someone to be avoided, a threat.
Kevin Fisher-Paulson is a white police officer. His adopted son Zane is black. Now, as Zane grows up, he has to navigate discussions of policing and race — and how to protect his son from circumstances he never had to experience.
Beauty is the template for every fairy-tale heroine, says Amanda Filipacchi, daughter of a former elite Ford model. She has written a novel about an attractive woman who dons an elaborate, unattractive disguise to find real love. "It's sad how important it is," she says of beauty. "It's kind of tragic."
A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the Internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.