Politics

Forced Collection: Abolishing ICE Is a Call for Reproductive Justice

The current forced sterilization of migrant women is not an aberration or anomaly in the history of this country.

The Weight of the Word: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Complicated Legacy

The memeification of the justice has, at times, felt like hollow marketplace feminism. Read more »

What Just Happened: The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We can channel RBG’s determination to fight back against unjust systems. Read more »

Colleges Are Fumbling Their Response to Coronavirus—Again

It didn’t have to be this way, but this is what happens when colleges are more concerned with sports, the money they get from dormitories, or the ability to charge facility fees than they are with the health of their students and their professors.  Read more »

Dolezal 2.0: The Audacity of Cosplaying as Black

Everything about her behavior screams of whiteness. Read more »

The Long Feminist History of Fighting for Universal Childcare

The erasure of childcare as a feminist agenda point has had various consequences. Read more »

The Uncounted: Ending the Census Early Maintains White Political Power

Undocumented migrants and their children—many of whom are U.S. citizens and eligible voters—threaten to destabilize the reapportioning of political power. Read more »

Trump’s Pardon of Susan B. Anthony Shows His Allegiance to White Supremacy

Trump calls back to a long history of white supremacist women. Read more »

Beyond Moral Purity: Non-white Leftists Are Some of the Most Engaged Political Citizens

They aren’t “doing nothing” to stop Trump—rather, they’re working to better our communities through other means. Read more »

Abby Johnson Is Hiding Her Racism behind Her Black Son

“Statistically, my brown son is more likely to commit a violent offense over my white sons, okay?” Read more »

Why Is Activism Reserved for White Moms?

Black mothers have long been doing the work. Read more »

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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... 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 »

Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf... 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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