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Gender & Sexuality
Letter to my Black mother who wants me to forgive the world when I saw it try to kill her
R. Kelly gripes about snowballing sexual abuse allegations in new 19-minute track “I Admit”
Comic: Revolution means nothing if it doesn’t include Black women and Black queer folks
Anti-Blackness serves again?: Serena Williams is drug-tested more than any other top US tennis player
New study shows that focus on appearance creates big barriers for Black women in sports
Chicago activists accuse police of negligence as Black girls and women continue disappearing
When is it #TimesUp for white women who don’t recognize Black women’s boundaries?
Urban planning pioneer Toni Griffin wins award after subverting rules to highlight segregation
In South Fulton, Georgia, where Black women hold all top offices, can they set a new model for law enforcement?
Masturbation as resistance, because I deserve to cum
I don’t want as many “chances” to f*ck up as Kanye
Black woman violently arrested at Waffle House draws calls for protests
New report details how to support Black women in their political, economic and social roles
The bittersweetness in Junot Diaz’s #MeToo moment and how men traumatize women on their way to healing
WATCH: Beyoncé turned Coachella into #Beychella and put on ‘for the culture’
Black Mamas Matter Alliance launches first national Black maternal health week
NYT report highlights challenges facing Black mothers & babies, and the value of doula support
A Black woman transforms conditioned silence into language: How Audre Lorde induced my rebirth
Black women are the most likely to be unarmed when killed by police, according to study
Bioethics prof Deleso Alford explains why MLK calling healthcare inequity the most ‘inhumane’ injustice matters today
Comic: We need to take the mental health of Black women far more seriously
11-year-old Naomi Wadler reminds America that movements for our lives must include Black girls and women
Yes, you do still need consent from former and current sex workers
Sen. Kamala Harris could be a 2020 Democratic presidential nominee
Welcome to Wakanda: ‘Black Panther’ is a love letter between the African Diaspora and the continent
When a Black woman tells you her worth, believe her the first time
Wendy Williams wants society to let #MeToo go
Oprah Winfrey dedicates Golden Globes Lifetime Achievement award to civil rights icon Recy Taylor
Essence Magazine is back in Black hands!
Racism is killing Black babies and their mothers, says NPR study
Quality, art, the culture of sameness, and white men’s egos
The Housing Crisis is intentional and Black communities are fighting back
Reflecting on Patrick Chamoiseau’s ‘Slave Old Man’ and physical memories of the enslaved
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