Good White People Can Be Racist, Too

A lesson from Trump’s election: progress isn’t a straight line. White supremacy thrives not only on anger, but apathy.  Read more »

At Standing Rock, Youth Activists Fight to Defend the Next Generation

26-year-old Eryn Wise talks about why she remains at Standing Rock, despite police crackdowns and freezing temperatures.  Read more »

We Are Still Here, We Persevere: A Dispatch from Standing Rock

To everyone talking about what state violence will look like under a Trump administration: This is state violence under Obama. Read more »

10 Ways To Resist Donald Trump: Activists Share Concrete Actions You Can Take Right Now

Don’t despair. There are ways to use your power and your voice.  Read more »

Backtalk: There's No Easy Way Out

We get rageful even hearing Donald Trump’s voice on the damn radio. On this episode, Amy and Sarah break the regular Backtalk format to vent some grief and anger over the election, talk about the role of white supremacy in the vote, and discuss the tough work ahead. Read more »

Poetry as Protest: The Anthology "Veils, Halos & Shackles" Responds to Violence

With more than 250 poems, the anthology spans around 500 pages, and contributors hail from nations and cultures across the world, all speaking the same language of oppression and subjugation, of the senseless violence power can inflict. Read more »

“We are From Compton and It’s in Our Hearts.”: Venus & Serena Williams Create a Community Center to Help Victims of Gun Violence

The center is in honor of their older sister, who was shot in Compton in 2003.  Read more »

Transgender Americans Organize to Update IDs Before January

In just days, TransLawHelp.Org springs up to offer legal resources for transgender people. Read more »

White Women, You Need to Talk About Racism

For too long, the emotional labor that comes with talking about race has been put on people of color. Read more »

Popaganda: Raising Feminist Kids

This episode features guidance on talking to kids about all kinds of complicated issues. Writer and photographer Margaret Jacobsen explains how she speaks frankly with her kids about pretty much everything, including her open... Read more »

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No Disrespect: Black women and the burden of respectability

In February 2012, PBS host Tavis Smiley interviewed Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer about their Oscar nominations for their roles as Aibileen and... Read more »

Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

Amid national discussions of police brutality and systemic racism, Black women have been the loudest and most consistent voices demanding change. Read more »

Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream

Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream. Read more »

Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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