Derrick Clifton is an identity and culture reporter and columnist. His work has appeared on NBC News, the Guardian, Vox, the Root, Quartz, MSNBC, HLN, and Mic. He is the communications manager for ProPublica Illinois.
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It's 2015—and the Democrats are still debating affirmative action?
On Oct 14, 2015 by Derrick Clifton
American students work hard enough to afford college—and they need a break.
Raven-Symone deserves to be called out. But she also deserves help.
On Oct 12, 2015 by Derrick Clifton
The LGBT community needs a frank conversation.
On Sep 23, 2015 by Derrick Clifton
#BlackGirlsWinning was trending at the Emmys on Sunday, but why did progress take this long?
On Sep 22, 2015 by Derrick Clifton
Alabama wants to send the porn industry flying away on a sin wagon. And it's all about money.
On Sep 16, 2015 by Derrick Clifton
Let's just leave all the work to Matt Damon and Vanity Fair. They know best.
On Sep 15, 2015 by Derrick Clifton
Donald Trump thinks 'her face' isn't electable—and he's definitely not alone.
On Sep 14, 2015 by Derrick Clifton
Making a woman smile went way too far—and it could've been avoided.
On Sep 10, 2015 by Derrick Clifton
They've beaten the odds—both on and off the court.
On Sep 8, 2015 by Derrick Clifton
We're holding on to our childhoods, even though we desperately want to feel grown up.
On Sep 3, 2015 by Derrick Clifton
One day of ad-free listening won't help the service beat Spotify.