Gender & Sexuality
9 protestors arrested at Portland ICE facility as immigration protests spread nationwide
New study shows that focus on appearance creates big barriers for Black women in sports
Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upsets high-ranking official in NY primary. What’s next?
Rwandan publishing house Imagine We is cultivating African storytelling for global readers
“Jogger Joe” destroying a houseless Black man’s belongings is a natural part of Oakland’s gentrification
Sarah Huckabee Sanders was kicked out of restaurant, Maxine Waters says, “Good!”
Smithsonian Museum of African American History acquires Wakandan artifacts
If family separations at the border outrage us, so should family separation through prison and policing
The mayors and governors using their political sway to stall Trump’s immigration policies
Trump’s new order ending family separations will just detain undocumented families indefinitely
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
Doctors refused to diagnose my chronic illness because this world ignores Black women’s pain
Queer sex freed me from the shame and discomfort of compulsory heteronormative sex
“It doesn’t have to make sense to other people”: An interview with African Diaspora Childfree Sociologist, Dr. Kimya N. Dennis
The story of Black queer women imprisoned for defending themselves to reminds us this criminal system cannot save us
Ex-Green Beret admits political assassination plot by UAE and American soldiers
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