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Chess Master: “Queen of Katwe” Is Disney’s Greatest Feat

Unlike most Disney and other Western films set in Africa and focused on Black people, this film doesn’t employ lazy, racist, heteronormative tropes. There is no white savior. Read more »

S∆MMUS Gives Us Unapologetic #BlackGirlMagic on “Pieces in Space”

When the trolls come for Sammus, she blasts them to another galaxy with her canon. Read more »

“The If Project” Amplifies the Voices of Women Behind Bars

The IF Project interviews inmates at the Washington Corrections Center for Women and the cop who heads the program, Kim Bogucki. Read more »

“For All We Know” Proves NAO is Ready to be a Headliner

NAO’s lyrics tell complex stories throughout For All We Know, exhibiting a full, and fully relatable, spectrum of emotions. Read more »

Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Women and Girls

An emphasis on youth, beauty, and looking good is not a new trend in American culture—especially for women and girls. Read more »

Dehumanizing Victims: “Profiled” Shines Light on Forgotten Police Brutality Victims

Profiled follows families of victims of police violence in New York as they fight for justice for their loved ones. Read more »

Women Prophets: Exalting Religion's Most Controversial Feminists

And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy sees women’s lives as theologies. Read more »

Be Bolder: “The Bold Type” Glosses Over Race

The show makes its sole Black female character unbelievably neutral. Read more »

Social Lies vs. Social Lives: Friendships in the Age of Instagram

“Ingrid Goes West” proves nearly everybody uses social media to lie about who they are. Read more »

The Beat Got Thiccer: “Feminasty” Taunts and Flaunts Self Love

Miss Eaves sneezed on the beat and the beat got thiccer. Read more »

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