Gender & Sexuality
The 2018 Black Muslim Psychology Conference is coming to Philadelphia!
Shuri returns to the throne in her own Marvel comic by Nnedi Okorafor
Cornel West sparks spirited discussion about democracy at Dartmouth on 25th anniversary of ‘Race Matters’
‘Little Apple’ web series follows Black girl superhero fighting against racism in Harlem
Elon Musk faces growing criticism over his contributions to Republican Political Action Committees
New study shows childhood trauma’s wide intergenerational impact
Judge says Detroit schools aren’t required to teach to basic standards, tosses case against Michigan
New study shows that focus on appearance creates big barriers for Black women in sports
Rwandan publishing house Imagine We is cultivating African storytelling for global readers
Black woman was slated to be on a historic space launch. NASA removed her with no explanation
The Obsidian Collection and Google are working to digitize Black legacy newspapers for a modern world
New concerns over shifting costs to patients as private equity firms gobble up health care providers
As the FCC’s Net Neutrality repeal goes into effect, states issue lawsuits to fight internet deregulation
Urban planning pioneer Toni Griffin wins award after subverting rules to highlight segregation
Study: GOP judges give Black people longer sentences, women shorter. What about Black women?
Study: Puerto Rico death toll 4x higher than official number given after Hurricane Maria
We need to acknowledge genocides outside of the European/Jewish Holocaust
Betsy DeVos says schools can call ICE on undocumented students, activists push back
Amazon is selling face recognition software to police departments. What could go wrong?
In the wake of the Facebook scandal, Google’s data collection practices come under scrutiny
North Carolina educators are the latest to protest in nationwide “Teacher Revolt”
Education Dept declaws task force dedicated to investigating for profit college abuses
UT Austin ‘Restrictive Masculinity’ program under pressure by administration after right-wing criticism
A team of Black girls were winning a NASA competition, then NASA switched up the rules
13-year-old #1000BlackGirlBooks creator interviews 11-year-old March for Our Lives advocate about honoring Black girls
Q-Tip will teach course on intersections of jazz & hip-hop at NYU this fall
UCPD’s shooting of student in mental health crisis highlights the academy’s role in police brutality
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
We need to prioritize Black girls in the conversation about police in schools
My ancestors didn’t die for the right to vote, and we are allowed to question them anyway
Comic: Violent heteronormativity is destroying Black families, not Black queerness
The story of Black queer women imprisoned for defending themselves to reminds us this criminal system cannot save us
Canada becomes second country to legalize marijuana, and also creates pathway to pardon past drug offenders
8 ways to exist in white spaces when setting them on fire isn’t an option
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