Gender & Sexuality
Black woman, U. Renee Hall, becomes Dallas’ first female police chief
Tennessee jails are offering to sterilize inmates in exchange for shorter sentences
Cook County judges forced to set affordable bonds for non-dangerous defendants
Bronx teen Pedro Hernandez may lose scholarship after being arrested by alleged crooked cop
Two Florida cops get schooled after pulling over first Black woman state attorney
Cops in Alaska continue to arrest sex workers after having sexual contact with them
From Black Brazil to the Black America: The Importance of Transnational Solidarity
Governor of Minnesota suggests naming police training fund after Philando Castile
Sorry Mika and Joe, not much has changed about President Trump
Supreme Court lets parts of travel ban through
How the Trump White House is actively subverting the free and fair press
D.C. councilman calls out police for handcuffing Black teens who sold water
43 arrested, most of them disabled, during GOP healthcare bill protest
How Trump’s anti-Black, anti-poor, and anti-LGBTQ administration affects marginalized people
Cuba says “Nah” to Trump’s request to terminate Assata Shakur’s asylum
Stop hoping “the shooter” isn’t Black.
How I am managing toxic relationships with Bill Cosby rape apologists
Akeem Browder, Kalief Browder’s brother, is running for mayor of New York City
Juneteenth and our post-emancipation fight for liberation
1 year after Pulse, the vulnerability (and strength) of queer people of color is more apparent than ever
The Case of Quilombo: Black Students Fight to Stay in Brazilian Universities
President Trump won’t acknowledge LGBT Pride month
Sybrina Fulton considers running for office
Chokwe Lumumba wins Jackson mayoral race
Flint official Phil Stair resigns after being recorded saying “ni–ers don’t pay their bills”
New Yorkers try to stop ICE from arresting man, Hardat Sampat, on way to court
Trump Pulls the US from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
If Black innocence never exists to the state, how can passivism and perfect victimhood save us?
LeBron James responds to racial slurs spray-painted on L.A. home
Noose found in National Museum of African American History
The anti-Blackness of believing there’s no support for queerness in the hood
Throwing off the yoke of respectability politics in single Black mamahood
Spokesmodel, not silenced model, Munroe Bergdorf spoke her piece
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
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