Gender & Sexuality
“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
Tyler James Williams calls out homophobia in the black community
Activists in Ferguson protest St. Louis Post-Dispatch coverage
Video: Hip Hop artist/activist Talib Kweli stands up against biased media coverage of Ferguson protesters
African Americans protest media portrayals of black victims with #IfTheyGunnedMeDown hashtag
We need black gay male couples on television
There’s no ‘Hood Disease’ after all
Kylie Jenner allegedly unfollowed Rihanna after Fenty because white women hate losing to Black women
Comic: Anti-Black feelings about natural hair don’t just affect Black women
In the battle of racism vs. sexism, Black women always lose
How the state uses “police morale” to divert from the violence inherent to policing
Howard University safe after multiple shooter scares
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