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Patrice Peck

Patrice Peck is an MSNBC columnist; a journalist covering the intersection of race, identity and popular culture; and the creator of the Coronavirus News for Black Folks newsletter. Her bylines have appeared in The New York Times, BuzzFeed, Ebony and other publications. She holds a degree in Black studies from Amherst College and a master's in journalism from New York University. 

Patrice Peck is an MSNBC columnist; a journalist covering the intersection of race, identity and popular culture; and the creator of the Coronavirus News for Black Folks newsletter. Her bylines have appeared in The New York Times, BuzzFeed, Ebony and other publications. She holds a degree in Black studies from Amherst College and a master's in journalism from New York University. 

Latest from Patrice Peck

9d ago

2021 Olympics in Tokyo highlights struggles of Black athletes in white spaces

How do we protest anti-Black discrimination and biases in spaces and institutions that nonetheless provide financial and social capital to Black individuals?
82d ago

Showtime's 'Ziwe' lacks the Instagram live show's radical humor

Black digital creatives' humor can't be as revolutionary when Hollywood gets involved.
98d ago

Oscars 2021 winners prove Hollywood needs Black stylists but rarely sees them

The first Black hairstylists are up for an Oscar. For the first time ever. In 2021.
141d ago

An open letter to America's Black girls: You are not alone

It’s been a hard year. This letter is for the gaslit Black girls who need to read it.
166d ago

'The Bachelor' contestant Rachael Kirkconnell and the hypocrisy of 'girls will be girls'

A white woman's racism? The forgivable acts of a 'girl.' Black girls don't get that leeway.
193d ago

A tale of two covers: Why the difference between Kamala Harris and Cori Bush matters

How did Teen Vogue magazine get its cover so right while Vogue's failed on every level?
201d ago

Black people tried to tell y'all about Trump. So yeah, we've got jokes now.

There's a longstanding legacy of Black people laughing to keep from crying while just trying to survive in a country founded on their dehumanization.
227d ago

Megan Thee Stallion and FKA twigs have shown how much America has failed Black women

It’s 2020, the year that Black women’s voter turnout and advocacy saved the whole entirety of North America. They’re still the only ones protecting them.