Gender & Sexuality
Black and Latinx queer people need safe spaces, too
Pennsylvania man arrested after killing Black teen Bianca Roberson during road rage incident
Lawsuit claims Black student forced to be ‘co-valedictorian’ with white student with lower GPA
Texas police chief resigns amid controversy tied to arrest of Carmen Ponder, Miss Black Texas Ambassador
Black man Devonte Shipman threatened with jail time for jaywalking
Black man in Georgia denied ‘stand your ground’ defense in murder trial
D.C. councilman calls out police for handcuffing Black teens who sold water
Ohio State football recruit Tyreke Smith wore the most pro-Black shirt ever on his visit
How Trump’s anti-Black, anti-poor, and anti-LGBTQ administration affects marginalized people
Stop hoping “the shooter” isn’t Black.
It’s even harder to watch ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ when you know Black women’s history
First ‘Black Panther’ trailer drops in epic blackness glory
Black high school student Aina Adewunmi speaks out after seeing picture of herself being lynched
White Starbucks customer calls Black customer ‘slave’ and punches pedestrian
More Than a Token: Parting reflections on being Black at the University of Chicago
The Case of Quilombo: Black Students Fight to Stay in Brazilian Universities
Las Vegas police officer Kenneth Lopera arrested for choking unarmed Black man to death
When white people enter a space, anti-Blackness always does too
Black church received $2,000 donation and apology letter from a reformed “terrible racist”
If Black innocence never exists to the state, how can passivism and perfect victimhood save us?
Keep your white friends and partners away from Black Pride events
Texas police chief on administrative leave after arresting Miss Black Texas USA
Behind Amy Schumer’s ‘Get Out’ joke: The horrible legacy of claiming the Black phallus endangers white women
Racist flyers posted in Chicago encourage Black people to deport Latinx residents
Liberation is a 3-step process: Broadening activism’s scope in the wake of the Movement for Black Lives
Black-owned construction company, WT Stevens, gets contract to replace pipes in Flint
When I, a Black person, was told I didn’t know enough about another culture to have opinions on slavery
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
Black students given detention for wearing box braids
The bar for white “allies” is absurdly low and I’m tired of watching them be praised for reaching it
Israel claimed that a Palestinian was killed in ‘clashes,’ but video evidence shows Israeli police shooting him in the back
Your perfect work record won’t protect you if you’re Black and don’t stay in your place
Dollar stores replace grocery stores in low-income Black communities at alarming rates, one town is fighting the surge
A Black woman-led Philly non-profit hopes to revolutionize how we teach sex ed to girls
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