Gender & Sexuality
Spike Lee receives standing ovation for “BlacKkKlansman” in triumphant return to Cannes
Masturbation as resistance, because I deserve to cum
Israel kills dozens of Palestinians protesting US Embassy move to Jerusalem
When your mother is your first abuser
Tina Knowles reveals she put her daughters in counseling at an early age
NBA winner Jacqueline Woodson releases excerpt from new book, “Harbor Me”
Janelle Monáe and the road to ‘Dirty Computer’
Black women have been organizing against R. Kelly since long before his #MeToo reckoning
Jordan Peele reveals title of new film, Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke rumored to star
Childish Gambino’s racially charged “This is America” draws criticism, praise
I don’t want as many “chances” to f*ck up as Kanye
Iconic Black men are falling from grace. Good.
Stop misusing “people of color” to erase issues specific to Black people
Chicago-based Assata’s Daughters announces food justice through gardening project
Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize
WATCH: Beyoncé turned Coachella into #Beychella and put on ‘for the culture’
13-year-old #1000BlackGirlBooks creator interviews 11-year-old March for Our Lives advocate about honoring Black girls
NYT report highlights challenges facing Black mothers & babies, and the value of doula support
Q-Tip will teach course on intersections of jazz & hip-hop at NYU this fall
A Black woman transforms conditioned silence into language: How Audre Lorde induced my rebirth
White liberals stay predicting dystopias caused by whiteness—without doing anything about it
Bioethics prof Deleso Alford explains why MLK calling healthcare inequity the most ‘inhumane’ injustice matters today
Facing backlash, Grindr announces plan to stop sharing sensitive user info including HIV status
The stories of our struggles are not for white people to consume in an effort to ‘do better’
Black Stoneman Douglas students draw attention to the intersection of race and gun policy after Parkland shooting
Video shows rapper Fabolous, just arrested on domestic violence charges, threatening girlfriend and her father
Black Lives Matter Cincinnati changes its name, issues scathing critique of national BLM network
Apple proposes to include new emojis that reflect users’ lives with disabilities
Comic: We need to take the mental health of Black women far more seriously
Beyoncé, UNICEF and Gucci partnership brings $1 million support for clean water project in Burundi
An open letter to my boyfriend after the ghost of my abuser appeared during sex
After 6 missing and killed Black women and girls, Chicago student starts carpool program to protect them
How do you mourn an abuser?: Rapper XXXtentacion killed outside motorcycle dealership in Florida
White supremacist “Unite the Right” rally approved for second anniversary in D.C.
I’m finally decolonizing the queerphobia I learned at home
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