I Fit the Description…

This is what Steve Locke wore to work today. He was stopped by the police because of it.

Social Media Does Not Believe in Tears

Steve Locke likes Facebook. But he is not willing to debate with anyone who thinks people who look like him are less than human. You cannot give racism an equal standing in a conversation without being racist.

“When Is It OK to Call Someone Black?”

“We must devise strategies to keep naming, interpreting, and confronting racism”. Beth Balliro answers a question sent to Steve Locke.

Artist Steve Locke Caves to Pressure, Creates a Top Ten List

In a world where art comes first, Steve Locke chooses ten of his favorite things from 2012.

This Much I Know To Be True

Despite the fact that manhood has become a third rail of modern society, I refuse to stop talking about it.

What Is a Good Man?

With quotes from friends and famous folks alike, Tom Matlack finds that defining goodness is not science, it’s art.

You Don’t Deserve Me: Steve Locke’s Paintings of Men at Samson

Steve Locke’s art is all about men and “expressing the things that people don’t want to talk about.”

And What a Week It Was

After 5 days of running the Good Feed Blog, Joanna Schroeder finds it fun, intriguing, controversial and crazy-hot.

MLK Day Question: Does Jim Crow Still Exist?

How do we try to explain “Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindnes”?

“I Will Marry a Prince” — On Pop Culture and Fairy Tales

Lisa Hickey wants to re-define pop culture into something more personal.

On Standing Where He Must Have Stood

Steve Locke, meet van Gogh.

I Talk About Race Because I Don’t Know How Not To

If we don’t talk about race, Sarah Jackson argues, we can’t get to anyplace progressive.

How Basketball Helped Me Realize I’m Not White

Yago Colás stepped on to the basketball court and out of his insecurities.

On Intellectual Laziness, Collective Truths, and Storytelling

A virtual conversation between Tom Matlack, Steve Locke and Lisa Hickey that starts about race and jumps to the future of journalism and storytelling.

On Race

Race is difficult to talk about. And that’s exactly why we keep talking about it. Here are some of our best posts on the subject.