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Even in Death, Breonna Taylor Is Being Disrespected

 It’s painful to think that a cute internet joke is needed to rile people up after the death of a Black woman.

White Filters: Tech Companies Are Butchering Juneteenth

Tech isn’t hopeless, but fixing its problems will take more than a simple Snapchat filter or offering a day off. Read more »

Abstract Pain: George Floyd and the Viral Spectacle of Black Death

Black people’s deaths at the hands of police officers are, like everything now, mediated through the internet, with the negotiation of life and death spread through videos that go viral.  Read more »

Data Healing: Digital Doulas Take Restorative Justice to Cyberspace

From surveillance to racist algorithms, the internet has routinely been used as a tool of global capitalism and white supremacy. Read more »

Pride and Joy: LGBTQ Muslims and the Power of Online Spaces

 Digital spaces are vital to combat near-constant assaults on our very being. Read more »

Too Great to Ignore: The Perils of Feminist Prominence

Across social media, those with high followings have activism mapped onto them. Read more »

Performance over Activism: On Instagram, White Makeup Artists Are Profiting off of Black Death

We must remain critical of any online “activism” that doesn’t offer recourse for action. Read more »

You Can’t Map White Guilt onto Black Celebrities

I’m uncomfortable with white people asking Black celebrities to respond to police brutality every time it occurs. Read more »

Open Your Purse: On Twitter, Users Demand Celebrities Distribute Wealth to Fight Police Brutality

As everyday Twitter users discuss where to donate their one-time government stipend of $1,200, it can feel like the rich live on another planet where sharing wealth is a non-issue. Read more »

Manipulative Neutrality: Mark Zuckerberg Won’t Fact-Check Trump, Threatening Democracy in the Process

At this point, it’s impossible to argue that social media is a neutral force. Read more »

Very Online: Wine Memes Are Taking over during Quarantine, and They’re Targeting Women

It’s not cute and relatable for a brand to keep pushing women toward alcohol during a pandemic. Read more »

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Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

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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 »