Gender & Sexuality
How two young Black Chicago women are using art and activism to change narratives about Black communities
Liberation is a 3-step process: Broadening activism’s scope in the wake of the Movement for Black Lives
This Cover of TIME Came and Went, but it has a Message for Our Movement
The Kalief Browder Docuseries Builds a Clear Case for Prison Abolition
This new video compares Donald Trump’s platform to the Black Panther Party’s
Preaching to the Choir About Racism
At What Point Do We Give Up on Our Problematic Faves?
We Need Revolution, Not Endorsements
Chicago Teachers Reach An Agreement With Mayor Emanuel But Students Remain Underserved
Here’s What You Need To Know About Build Black Futures Advocacy Day
642 Million Reasons Chicago Doesn’t Need More Police
How Much Can a Black President Really Do for Black People?
Don’t Celebrate Just Yet, The Private Prison Industry Will Still Thrive
An Angela Davis Biopic Is On The Way And The Timing Is Perfect
Ava Duvernay’s New Documentary on Mass Incarceration Will Change The Game
10-year-old Dismantles the Classist U.S. Criminal Justice System
“The Hair Tales” Reminds Us of the Magic of Black Hair
Why It Took So Long for Another Black American Girl Doll
‘I’m Okay’: the story of a Black, trans and HIV-positive woman
Event: Face of Darkness – Journey to Healing
Privilege At Play in the Oval Office
Pastor commits suicide in front of pleading son one year after wife’s death
Harlem pastors aims to “dethrone” Al Sharpton
Lee Daniels Offends w/ ‘Welfare Clinic’ Comments; Issues Non-Apology
GOP Lawmaker Links Poverty w/ Too Much Fried Chicken and BBQ
J. Cole on Colorism: “I might not be as successful as I am now if I was dark skin”
Nas Raises $29,000 for Homeless Family
Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign to Release Hip Hop Album to Fight Childhood Obesity
Charlie Rangel Says Tea Partiers are Like “White Crackers” Who Opposed Civil Rights
Black Unemployment Falls to Year Low of 12.6%
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
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
Colin Kaepernick donates $25,000 to immigrant youth at risk by DACA repeal
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