The bittersweetness in Junot Diaz’s #MeToo moment and how men traumatize women on their way to healing

Men have the startling ability to specifically hurt every woman around them while they’re hurting or learning to be better


“Thinking Blackly”: State violence, U.S. law, and legal death dealing

When it comes to death dealing, the police will not hesitate and they will not be adequately punished. Black death, like Black life, is illegible to both law and law enforcement.


A Black woman transforms conditioned silence into language: How Audre Lorde induced my rebirth

Editor’s Note: April is Black Women’s History Month. Throughout this month, Black Youth Project is... more


UCPD’s shooting of student in mental health crisis highlights the academy’s role in police brutality

By Cosette Hampton Last Tuesday night, an officer of the University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD)... more



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