Gender & Sexuality
Liberation is a 3-step process: Broadening activism’s scope in the wake of the Movement for Black Lives
Revolutionary Poetry for Edward Crawford
When I, a Black person, was told I didn’t know enough about another culture to have opinions on slavery
Jeff Sessions is working to undo the work of anti-prison activists
Reading came first: how I journeyed from hotep to Black queer feminist
Chicago man charged after punching Black woman security guard, Zoa Stigler, on camera
I’ll still complain about politics even when I don’t vote – fight me.
Yes, Black liberals commodify Black Lives Matter too and it’s a major problem
Miley Cyrus finally announces the end of her minstrel show, proving once and for all the violence of appropriation
Boko Haram Frees 82 Schoolgirls From 2014 Capture
Why seeing the murder of Ashanti Hunter as anti-Black violence does not distract us from fighting for Black men and boys
What you need to know about Chicago’s ‘gang database’ and the lawsuit from local activists
Why The #BlackAndTraveling Movement Must Confront Its Classism
The forgotten collateral of exhuming the Black dead through art
White people have long tried to obscure slavery as the cause of the Civil War. Donald Trump is no different.
Details of Jordan Edwards’ Police Shooting Death Change
How Jesse Williams’ divorce highlights the way white-supremacist beauty standards affect relationships
Black people not voting is logical, and vote pushers are usually anti-Black
Oprah Winfrey brings power and emotion to ‘The Immortal Henrietta Lacks’
Black men, we need to acknowledge that we are the problem. Let’s talk toxic masculinity.
For Karen Smith And Other Black Women Who Seek Freedom When The Misogynoir Is Enough
Solidarity can’t work without understanding that Blackness has a role in every struggle
Trevor Wilkins, Princeton Alum, Co-Created App That Encourages Good Grades
RedBlkGrl: The Box With Books by and For Black Girls
Why intersectional feminism needs reproductive justice approaches to HIV
What our fixation on Michelle Obama’s hair says about the space we give Black women to breathe
I still love you Janelle Monáe but you’ve got this “consider stopping having sex” thing all wrong
How a Chicago mayor’s proposal to make post-grad plans a requirement for graduating harms Black & Brown students
Why Stanford accepting the teen who wrote #BlackLivesMatter 100 times on his application does little for Black lives
There’s a deeper message behind that Kendall Jenner Pepsi ad
The anti-Blackness of believing there’s no support for queerness in the hood
The whitewashing of ‘IT’ is proof that it’s past time to start centering Blackness in horror
I’m disavowing respectability politics and exorcising the shame of my poverty
The NFL boycott is steeped in misogynoir and I’m not participating
Stop expecting Black children to grow up straight & cisgender
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