Gender & Sexuality
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
Prisons increasingly employ teachers and secretaries to substitute for guards
Comic: Straight people, I am not your Po-Gay-mon
The Obsidian Collection and Google are working to digitize Black legacy newspapers for a modern world
Chicago activists accuse police of negligence as Black girls and women continue disappearing
Over 2,000 activists arrested nationwide as part of MLK-inspired Poor People’s Campaign’s “moral revival”
When is it #TimesUp for white women who don’t recognize Black women’s boundaries?
Poetry reading is up in America, but there’s still more work to be done to sustain readers
My mother, my Black feminist role model, is more than her motherhood
Urban planning pioneer Toni Griffin wins award after subverting rules to highlight segregation
Watch: Kofi Siriboe’s new documentary leads a necessary discussion about Black mental health
Supreme Court: Colorodo shop can’t be forced to serve gay couple, but ruling may not apply to similar cases
Time explores the history of a Nazi concentration camp symbol that was repurposed for Pride
Pusha-T’s second diss of Drake takes feud to new levels, with some calling it a low blow
Washington Magazine’s “I’m Not a Tourist” campaign featuring D.C. gentrifiers sparks backlash
Betsy DeVos says schools can call ICE on undocumented students, activists push back
Non-profit honoring Kanye’s mother to change name after beef with Kim Kardashian
Activists stall vote on funding Chicago police academy, citing “misplaced priorities”
NFL announces new fine for players who “take a knee,” players push back
You ain’t responsible for protecting your fave from critique
Oakland’s “BBQing While Black” gathers hundreds to clap-back at #BBQBecky
“Why can’t we just let Black people enjoy something?”
‘MTV Shuga’ is a messy millennial edutainment series educating African youth about sexual health
16 Black actresses protest anti-Blackness in the industry at Cannes Film Festival
Review Roundup: Zora Neale Hurston’s book on one of the last Africans in the Atlantic slave trade
North Carolina educators are the latest to protest in nationwide “Teacher Revolt”
Africa must decolonise the violent patriarchy solidified by white colonialism
Book publicist Saraciea Fennell is bringing a POC centered book festival to the Bronx-It’s lit!
Spike Lee receives standing ovation for “BlacKkKlansman” in triumphant return to Cannes
Blackkklansman continues the tradition of letting white women off the hook
What I learned about the work it takes to protect children from anti-Blackness from being homeschooled
Our hair is a map to freedom: What I learned about resistance from the “1st” free Black town in the Americas
We need solidarity across the Diaspora in challenging anti-Blackness in the Dominican Republic
Homelessness among formerly incarcerated people is at a crisis point, according to the Prison Policy Initiative
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