We Are Not Yours: Black Women Are Supreme But Not Superhuman

Black women will not save liberals from themselves.

Backtalk: Believe Women & Just Say No to Normalizing Nazis

This week in schadenfreude: Project Veritas. Read more »

Raising the Minimum Wage Would Be the Best Black Friday Deal

Black Friday is a good time to reflect on the need for a bigger minimum wage. Read more »

Backtalk: Louis C.K. & Election 2017

The truth behind “rumors” & finally some good news.  Read more »

F.U.C.K. I.T.T. List: Making America "Great" is Costing Us Our Democracy

In the last entry for the F.U.C.K. I.T.T. List, we weigh the costs to democracy in order to make America “great.” Read more »

Not My America: Patriotism, Thanksgiving, and White Erasure

You can’t celebrate a genocidal holiday. Read more »

Wonder Woman and the Double Binds of the First Female President

In an early storyline from the ’40s, Wonder Woman becomes president in the year 3000. We can’t wait that long. Read more »

Popaganda: Designing for Democracy

Political observers often blame people for not voting. But we don’t often stop to examine what barriers keep people from voting—or make them feel like it’s not worthwhile. Read more »

The Year That’s Lasted a Lifetime: An Election Retrospective

In this election anniversary special, our staff shares what the election of Donald Trump sparked in us, how it changed us, and how it moved us to action. Read more »

Take Down the Kakistocracy: F.U.C.K. I.T.T. List Roundup For Election Day Anniversary

Just say it out loud: F.U.C.K. I.T.T.! Read more »

9 Moments That Gave Us Hope This Year

Spontaneous resistance, premeditated badassery, and unexpected solidarity. Read more »

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Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion, the... Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human Growth... Read more »

Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women’s suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban,...

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the best... Read more »