Kin in the Game: Social Change Can’t Just Be For “Families”

Journalists, aid organizations, and politicians rarely ask us to sympathize with people not categorized as “families.”

7 Congressional Races That Could Reshape the Country

Here’s the latest on seven key races to pay attention to today. Read more »

Through the Eyes of Others : “The Hate U Give” and the Burden of Racial Awareness

Starr’s concern about being stereotyped as the “angry Black girl” isn’t petty or trivial. Read more »

The Intimidation Game: Donald Trump and the GOP’s History of Voter Suppression

These laws are very deliberately crafted to target people of color, low-income people, and disabled people. Read more »

Colonial Dreams: “Westworld” Fetishizes Violent Bygone Eras

Instead of being an authentic exploration and critique of white supremacy, Westworld only enforces it. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Hillary’s Defense of Bill

Hillary Clinton’s defense of Bill makes it harder for women to come forward. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Dear “Good Men”

We must demand that men do more than just listen. Read more »

BitchTapes: Fight for your Rights

A mix for election season and beyond. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Lies of Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh’s repeated lies only speak to his entitlement. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The First Asian Woman to Host SNL in 20 Years

The Asian-American actress and rapper is only the second Asian woman to host SNL…like ever. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Brett Kavanaugh Hearing

Yesterday was…a lot. Read more »

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Sister Soldiers: On Black Women, Police Brutality, and the True Meaning of Black Liberation

A new Black liberation movement is in the process of formation, spurred by collective outrage. 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 »

Saying Goodbye to Maria and the End of a Sesame Street Era

Growing up, Sesame Street's Maria was one of the best Latina role models I had. 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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