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Steve McQueen’s ‘Western Deep’ is a counter memory for Black miners during South African Apartheid
Yup. Non-profit culture and performative activism perpetuate ableism and anti-Blackness
The business of prisons and the laws that make sure they exist
Increases in police funding will not make Black people safe, it is time city leaders listened
Comic: Even with human trafficking, cis straights conspire to paint trans women as monsters
Black people aren’t resistant to mental health treatment. We’re resistant to framing it as a cure
Quality, art, the culture of sameness, and white men’s egos
The Housing Crisis is intentional and Black communities are fighting back
Reflecting on Patrick Chamoiseau’s ‘Slave Old Man’ and physical memories of the enslaved
The quiet call of ghosts: Dusting my grandmother’s photo reminds me of who I am
Combating colorism: All Black children are worth defending
We need to respond to PTSD with community care
The Revolution of Black Mothering: Confronting a future that doesn’t always include us
“Laughing barrels” and the defiant spirit of Black laughter
‘Seeking for the Lost’ and the project of finding each other as a misplaced people
We need Restorative Justice in our schools, not more police
Fatphobia means fat people’s bodies—and even our weight loss—are never just our own
Millennials aren’t skipping church, the Black Church is skipping us
How unchoosing inherited religion taught me that the glue is our relationships
Comic: Some Black folks do Witchcraft. Get over it.
Black women face greater scrutiny than white women for being polyamorous
We need to talk about the sexual racism in HBO’s ‘Watchmen’
Medical Ableism is a Cultural and Institutional Issue, not an Individual Problem
Orlando Jones was fired from ‘American Gods’ because Black anger makes white people uncomfortable
Black and in Vietnam, my hair is not a spectacle
Why must Black heroism in fiction be continuously made of our historical injury?
‘Queen & Slim’ and what I (don’t) want from Black love stories
On Dumplings and Death- A Thanksgiving Remembrance
Black women are punished for prioritizing our mental health
How the human trafficking crisis and everyday sexual assault are connected
My refusal to grant white people space is petty and satisfying
Reimaging consent, for Black cis-het men, in a world where touch can kill
Police-Free schools are necessary, as is abolishing the white supremacist state they are rooted in
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