Gender & Sexuality
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
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
My ancestors didn’t die for the right to vote, and we are allowed to question them anyway
8 ways to exist in white spaces when setting them on fire isn’t an option
Doctors refused to diagnose my chronic illness because this world ignores Black women’s pain
Georgia continues voter suppression tactics while denying they are taking place
The story of Black queer women imprisoned for defending themselves to reminds us this criminal system cannot save us
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