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In Living Color: Audio Description Looks Past People of Color

The exclusion of racial identification from AD continues to limit accessibility for blind people.

Let Freedom Reign: A Roundtable About Disabled Black Girl Magic

Disabled Black girlhood is sacred. Read more »

Color Struck: Hollywood Can’t Scrub Its Colorism Problem

In the Heights is anxiously concerned about the white gaze. Read more »

Human First: Black Women Athletes Aren’t Your Performance Mules

Discrediting Black women athletes is par for the course in sports. Read more »

Sunken Place: “The Other Black Girl” Magnifies the Everyday Horrors of Racism

What’s scarier than a villain who pretends to think like you and looks like you? Read more »

“The Other Black Girl” Verbalizes the Horror of Workplace Racism

Zakiya Dalila Harris puts a contemporary social lens on the horror her book details. Read more »

Let Us Live: What Does Loving Black Women Really Look Like?

What would it be like to celebrate Black women, not just as a performance or a trend? Without using them as a mascot for a movement. Without relying on them to save this country. Read more »

Viral Vultures: The Plight of Black TikTok Creatives

It’s not just about Addison Rae. Read more »

“Libertie” Questions the Nature of Freedom Itself

What does it mean to be free? Read more »

How Do Transracial Adoptees Survive the White Gaze? Just Ask Rebecca Carroll.

Your story is bigger than your adoption. Read more »

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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 »

Black Girls Hunger for Heroes, Too: A Black Feminist Conversation on Fantasy Fiction for Teens

What happens when two great black women fiction writers get together to talk about race in young adult literature? That's exactly what happens... 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 »

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 »