The violent fat phobia in Michael Blackson’s terrible “joke” about sexual assault claims

The very real violence that fat women and femmes endure is sanctioned by the simultaneous dehumanization and fetishization of large feminine bodies.


Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed signs marijuana decriminalization bill

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed signed a bill on Wednesday that decriminalizes the possession of less than one... more


What being Lincoln in a school play taught me about efforts to whitewash Black children in schooling

By George Johnson Anti-Blackness and the “alternative facts” about it did not start when Donald... more


Jemele Hill suspended by ESPN for telling the truth

“I can’t pretend as if this isn’t a challenging time in our country’s history. As a career... more



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