“For the Dick” Is a Challenge to Stop Policing Black Sexuality

You are more likely to hear “these hoes ain’t loyal” preached from the pulpit of a Black church than “these rapists ain’t shit.”

The Age of the Bumpspiracy

When we will stop thinking famous women are faking their pregnancies? Read more »

Some of Us Are Brave: Radical Black Care is the Revolution

Black women’s salvation depends on collectively agreeing that we are human, that our care is essential to our freedom. Read more »

Some of Us are Brave: In Defense of “Political Correctness”

Over time, words that describe bedrock progressive values are perverted by conservatives and replaced by new demonizing definitions that are adopted by the mainstream and eventually, perhaps unconsciously, by many liberals themselves. Read more »

Some of Us are Brave—Conquering Fear and Loathing in Trump's America

I am unmotivated and unmoored. I have been since Donald J. Trump became PEOTUS last fall. And it has only gotten worse since the inauguration three weeks ago. Every day seems to bring a new blow to democracy or another threat to people like me. Read more »

Some of Us are Brave : Lovely Speeches are Not Radical

In this political environment, we cannot afford to mistake nice liberal speeches for the radicalism needed to fight the dismantling of democracy and human decency. Read more »

Some of Us are Brave: The Failure of White Feminism

The triumph of President-elect Donald Trump represents the failure of many things. One of them is white feminism. Read more »

Some of Us are Brave: On Donald Trump, Last Straws, and Who Really Matters

“Pussygate” should not have been the straw that broke the camel’s back. The camel should have been on life support years ago. Read more »

Some of Us are Brave: Hate cute, fat, Black confidence? Stay mad.

Gabourey Sidibe won’t give entertainment media the weight-loss story they want, so some grimy, D-list websites are willing to make one up. Read more »

Some of Us Are Brave: Agony Auntie

“Because female power is assumed to be beauty, and female beauty is latched tight to youth, our power is believed to fade over time.” Read more »

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