Carrying the Torch: Beyoncé Embodies the FUBU Mantra in “Homecoming”

Black women have long been the collectors of knowledge in the Black community.

“Homecoming” Homework: 7 Books to Read after Watching Beyoncé’s Epic Documentary

Homecoming is so much more than just pop culture; it’s a masterclass on “schoolin’ life.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Beyoncé Is Home

The new Netflix documentary Homecoming highlights the singer’s dedication to centering Black culture. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Abortion Could Become a Felony in Alabama

“The bill would effectively ban all abortions, including in cases of rape and incest.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Damn

He’s the first non-classical and non-jazz musician to ever win the prize. Read more »

BitchTapes: Celebrating 20 Years of Destiny’s Child

20 years later, Destiny’s Child is definitively the best girl group of all time. Read more »

The Age of the Bumpspiracy

When we will stop thinking famous women are faking their pregnancies? Read more »

"There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé" : Morgan Parker's New Collection is a Complex Tribute to Black American Womanhood

These words, brilliant, lovely, and sharp like a diamond, cut deeply. Parker’s book is an exciting contribution to the rich legacy of Black feminist art, literature, poetry, and music. Read more »

Black Venus Rising: The Symbolism of Beyoncé's Pregnancy Photos

Anyone who has seen Lemonade can tell you that Beyoncé is fond of bending symbols to her will. Read more »

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All Hail the Queen?: What Do Our Perceptions of Beyoncé's Feminism Say about us?

The policing of feminist cred is the real moral contradiction. Read more »

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 »