Gender & Sexuality
Jesmyn Ward becomes the 1st woman and Black author to win National Book Award for fiction twice
Lawyers for Korryn Gaines’ son file new claims against Baltimore police
Zimbabwean coup takes power from the Mugabe family
White supremacy remains global, just ask 60,000 gatherers at Polish pride event and Polish leadership who called it beautiful
Heinous anti-blackness: Dozens of African girls found dead in Mediterranean Sea
GQ names Colin Kaepernick Citizen of the Year
The Blackest National Book Awards ever will be livestreamed on Facebook
Andrea Jenkins becomes the first openly transgender Black woman elected to office
Meek Mill sentenced to 2-4 years for violating probation in a 2008 case he already beat
Syria announces intent to join Paris Agreement on climate, leaving US solo dolo as the hold-out
Global warming meets the prison industrial complex: Inmates dying from heat is a social justice issue
Black man: “give me a lawyer, dog.” Racist court system says he wasn’t asking for a lawyer
Man kills 14 year old son because rigid masculinity standards are murderous
‘Good foods’ with high pesticide residue can affect pregnancies and abilities to give birth
Brianna Brochu, white student who “poisoned” Black roommate, arrested & suspended from Hartford University
Study confirms why TV representation is failing, there aren’t enough Black writers in Hollywood
‘House of Cards’ canceled in the wake of Kevin Spacey’s child sexual harassment scandal
National Book Award-winner Jacqueline Woodson signs two-book deal with Riverhead Books
White Lives Matter rally canceled after counter-protesters disrupt two failed gatherings
R. Kelly’s ex, media personality Kitti Jones, details abusive relationship to Rolling Stone
Puerto Rican government clashes with San Juan mayor over “concerning” energy contract
For the first time, Republicans in favor of legalizing weed
And then there were two: U.S. and Syria are the last Paris climate agreement holdouts
Congress hurtling towards government shutdown over Trump’s racist wall
Does Border Patrol have a crime problem? Historic polygraph test failure by agents suggests yes
Latest Black Panther trailer: We are all going to Wakanda soon, but not soon enough!
Progressive wing of the DNC shaken up in an act signaling a move away from Sanders
Howard University safe after multiple shooter scares
Nnedi Okorafor penning first Marvel Comics series set in a real African city
Colin Kaepernick files grievance claim against the NFL
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