Gender & Sexuality
PEN announces 2018 longlist candidates, here are the nominees of color!
Viola Davis to produce docuseries exploring police brutality cases on TV One
Trump celebrates the passage of oppressive tax bill, liberals respond
CDC disputes widespread ‘word ban’ reports
Racism is killing Black babies and their mothers, says NPR study
Twitter bans some white supremacists from their platform, but efforts still feel hollow
Puerto Rico governor orders review of Hurricane Maria death toll following discrepencies
Dennis Rodman wants to be America’s North Korea peace envoy because politics can’t get any weirder
FCC reverses net neutrality rules, but open internet advocates anticipate congressional, court, and user resistance
Fox News’ race baiting judge Jeanine Pirro is being sued by Deray Mckesson
Omarosa exit leaves Trump administration without a “token” Black diversity marker
Black voters ensure narrow margin of victory for Democratic Party in Alabama
New book from Zora Neale Hurston about the last survivor of the Atlantic slave trade to be released in 2018
White people aren’t owed your sympathy: Keaton Jones and his racist family scams 60K over the weekend
15-year-old girl who declined a grown man’s advances ID’d him as her shooter before her death
CVS and Aetna complete mega-merger, prompting fears of limiting customer choice
Lena Waithe set to join ‘Dear White People’ in Season 2
Lubiana Himid is the first Black woman artist to win England’s prestigious Turner Prize
Terry Crews indicts men in perpetuating a culture of sexual harassment
Golden Krust CEO and president Lowell Hawthorne found dead by suicide, with disputed motives
Actor Bambadjan Bamba reveals undocumented status: ‘We just can’t be scared anymore’
North Korea performs intercontinental missile test after the U.S. names it a sponsor of terrorism
SZA leads women Grammy nominees with 5, dripping Black Girl Magic everywhere
Brave 10-year-old Ronyde Christina Ponthieux records video plea to save Haitian protected status
Twitter is deleting white supremacists’ verification badges, but not their rhetoric
There’s an app to help Black teenage girls deal with stress
Cyntoia Brown is being failed by the justice system because she’s a black woman
Malcolm X’s daughters are launching a clothing line!
Singer and actress Della Reese dies at the age of 86
Jesmyn Ward becomes the 1st woman and Black author to win National Book Award for fiction twice
Let’s talk about phenotype and global Blackness
“I’m is talking right”: How the stigma around Black language holds us back from liberation
Reparations will never be given — it’s time we protect the everyday people who take them
Woman convicted of murder for administering black market butt injections dies in prison
The ‘Tales from the Hood’ sequel will be right on time
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