Janelle Monáe and the road to ‘Dirty Computer’

When a movement is suppressed, it does not die, it goes underground.


In an anti-Black capitalist society, the guilt of Black “success” is almost unavoidable

I just knew that things would change for me the day I closed on my book deal. In my mind, this moment... more


Black women have been organizing against R. Kelly since long before his #MeToo reckoning

White feminists refuse to study or acknowledge the work of Black feminists, often because they don’t deem Black feminist work as being of any value to them.


I don’t want as many “chances” to f*ck up as Kanye

Heroes are basically destined to fall, and so I’ve made an effort to resist bestowing that honor even... more



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