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Popaganda: Watching What You Eat

What does it take to get “well”? When we think about wellness, especially right now, we tend to think of it as everything we do to make our lives and bodies healthy. Rather than defining health through the negation of sickness, wellness advocates press that being “well” is an ongoing process of... Read more »

Growing Pains: Why Labor is the Real Food Movement We Should be Paying Attention To

Laborers—often migrant laborers—work long hours without access to basic employment protections. Read more »

Racial Roadblocks: The NAACP Lights a Flare on Anti-Blackness

It is nearly impossible to comprehend what it means to be a Black traveler in the United States today without confronting our long anti-Black history. Read more »

Dear Kanye West: North and Chicago Are Not Your Karma

People call down girl children like plagues. Read more »

Foundational Power: The Rise of Bangladeshi American Beauty Vloggers

Makeup can build, dismantle, assert, and help defy ideas of what “disciplined” bodies should look like. Read more »

Popaganda: Birth of the New

End of the world getting you down? We may never truly know what the future holds, and to some of us, the looming threat of an apocalypse is the most effective birth control. In this episode of Popaganda, Soleil digs into parenting and the end of the world: whether that means a total lifestyle... Read more »

Meet Your Match: 7 Dating Apps For the LGBTQ and POC Community

These apps have the potential to make dating better than Tinder. Read more »

Keep Your White Crowns: The History of America’s Identity Pageants

Fifty years after the creation of Miss Black America, mainstream pageants are still failing to be inclusive. Read more »

Ask Auntie Randa: On Writing, Coffee Grounds, and the Flavors of Oral Sex

Randa Jarrar will take your questions. Read more »

Love and Restrictions: Food, Family, and Anorexia

For most of us with disordered eating, holidays with our families can be excruciating. Read more »

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Target Market: Black Women with Guns: Frontier Feminists or Insurrectionists?

The guns Black women carry are symbols of their abilities to be both frontierwomen and nurturing warrior mothers birthing a new generation of revolutionaries. Read more »