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Systemic Trauma: “Marshall” Misses A Crucial Point About Rape and White Supremacy

You can’t ignore the historical trauma inflicted on Black women. Read more »

Setting the Stories Free: M. Evelina Galang On Honoring Philippine “Comfort Women”

Lola’s House will stay with you forever. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Ben Roethlisberger, our second Douchebag Decree All-Star

Ben Roethlisberger is our second Douchebag Decree All-Star! (Applause.) Read more »

The Fragility of Solidarity: Family History and Political Identity

Easier to blame POC “identity politics” than anti-Blackness or wages of whiteness. Easier to fall in line with the new president than to resist. Read more »

It’s Never Been About R. Kelly. It’s Always Been About Black Girls

There’s a rush to defend these grown men, even as the evidence piles up that they’re unworthy of defense. Read more »

Purity Is a Scam: “The Keepers” Exposes the Hypocrisy of the Catholic Church

Catholics aren’t taught to protect themselves from those who want to harm them. Read more »

The Fragility of Silence: Unlearning Childhood Secrecy and Breaking the Chains in Adult Life

Sometimes silence is broken and exposed as the most fragile of things when someone steps forward with enough courage to end it. Read more »

Welcome to “Oz”: 5 Ways HBO’s Original Series Changed TV Forever

Oz is one of TV’s greatest shows because it shifted the medium entirely. Read more »

It’s Us Failing Them, Not Them Failing Us: Disconnected Adults are the Problem in 13 Reasons Why

We need to be prepared to give substantial support and access to responsible care, not dismissive suggestions about finding a hobby, getting more fresh air, or how teens shouldn’t care what people think of them Read more »

Backtalk: May Day & Handmaid Horrors

Amy and Dahlia talk about May Day activism across the globe and the difficulties and opportunities in imagining work systems that work better. And they dig into The Handmaid’s Tale series, examining the novel’s grounding in anti-Blackness, as well as where the show diverges from the novel... Read more »

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