Gender & Sexuality
Janelle Monáe and the road to ‘Dirty Computer’
In an anti-Black capitalist society, the guilt of Black “success” is almost unavoidable
Black women have been organizing against R. Kelly since long before his #MeToo reckoning
I don’t want as many “chances” to f*ck up as Kanye
Comic: Stop stealing from Black women
Iconic Black men are falling from grace. Good.
We let Kanye get away with being Kanye for too long
Waffle House, Starbucks, and the unalterable anti-Black, patriarchal violence of newsworthiness
Janelle Monáe’s ‘Pynk’ subtly acknowledges the existence of trans bodies, but we deserve more than that
Stop misusing “people of color” to erase issues specific to Black people
The tragedy and hilarity of Iyanla Vanzant’s ‘Fix My Life’ antics with Hazel-E
Weed legalization highlights how progressive policies deceptively re-entrench anti-Black dynamics
A brief history of reactionary white violence in America
The bittersweetness in Junot Diaz’s #MeToo moment and how men traumatize women on their way to healing
“Thinking Blackly”: State violence, U.S. law, and legal death dealing
A Black woman transforms conditioned silence into language: How Audre Lorde induced my rebirth
UCPD’s shooting of student in mental health crisis highlights the academy’s role in police brutality
White liberals stay predicting dystopias caused by whiteness—without doing anything about it
GA officials don’t suspect foul play after finding body of missing CDC employee Timothy Cunningham
I need white people to control their guns AND their sons
Black dreams and storytelling have long been a part of the push towards Black liberation
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
We need to prioritize Black girls in the conversation about police in schools
March For Our Lives and the gun control debate are leaving Black children behind
How Jay-Z & other venture capitalists are creating new problems in the name of social justice
Comic: We need to take the mental health of Black women far more seriously
“The Shape of Water” and the problem with “privilege”: Escaping oppression at the expense of destroying it
For Black girls who don’t tesser well
Black Separatists do not belong on SPLC’s list of hate groups
If family separations at the border outrage us, so should family separation through prison and policing
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.
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