Gender & Sexuality
I want BET to be a radiant hub for Black culture again
‘The Sinner’ and why white killers are imagined as victims easier than the Black & killed
In the age of body positivity, why is it so hard to imagine fat girls as more than sad & alone?
Beyond representation: Visibility in media won’t save us
New report shines light on staggering underrepresentation of women of color in media
Essence Magazine is back in Black hands!
“Representation matters,” but not more than everything else
How two young Black Chicago women are using art and activism to change narratives about Black communities
We are in a queer media movement, but is increased visibility the answer to violence?
This Cover of TIME Came and Went, but it has a Message for Our Movement
Interview With Hari Ziyad: Finding Visibility and De-centering Whiteness
Preaching to the Choir About Racism
Here’s What’s Missing From Reporting On Chicago’s ‘Bloody August’
An Angela Davis Biopic Is On The Way And The Timing Is Perfect
New ‘Melanites’ Doll Line Offers Different Images Of Black Boyhood
Ava Duvernay’s New Documentary on Mass Incarceration Will Change The Game
What Happens When Black Liberation Becomes Mainstream
Viola Davis and Kerry Washington are Creating Production Companies
Jean-Louis’ Images are a Reminder of the Beauty and Power of Black Hair
10-year-old Dismantles the Classist U.S. Criminal Justice System
James Dixon’s Arrest Raises Questions About Media Coverage Of Islan Nettles Murder
Kelly Rowland’s New Makeup Line Is For Us Highly Melanated Folks
How To Get Away with Murder and Its Complicated Representation of Blackness
#UnfairandLovely is A Stand Against Colorism
New Barbie Dolls Showcase Diversity But Is It Too Late?
An 11-year-old Black Girl Starts #1000BlackGirlBooks
Idris Elba Explains Black Actor’s Struggle in the UK
What would It have been like if TV classics had casts of color?
Fox station apologizes for fake ‘kill a cop’ chant in report
Jill Scott takes to social media in defense of Bill Cosby
Your perfect work record won’t protect you if you’re Black and don’t stay in your place
Finding our way back to the religions stolen from our ancestors
Israel claimed that a Palestinian was killed in ‘clashes,’ but video evidence shows Israeli police shooting him in the back
‘The House That Will Not Stand’ is not a celebration of affluent Black women, it’s an indictment of the racial caste system
Detroit pastor charged with murder of Black trans activist Kelly Stough
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