What is often lost in Black History Month are the contributions of Black women and the present-day concerns of all Black people in the United States.
While reproductive justice is inclusive of men and families, what would happen if Black males were more consciously integrated into this framework?
Like so many before it, the outcome of the trial of Michael Dunn for the murder of Jordan Davis reveals how deeply ingrained racism is in this country. Somehow, some way, this must end, and it is up to each of us to end it.
In recalling a time when she was confronted by misogyny, transphobia, and racism all at once, actress and activist Laverne Cox advocates for love and clarifies what makes a bully.
From his 2008 stand-up show “Chewed Up,” comedian Louis CK reflects on how good white men have it. It’s is a refreshing—and funny—reminder of how privilege affects the way we experience the world.
In the same week, Rand Paul praised his sister for having six kids but denounced a hypothetical woman on assistance who has only five. The contrast lays bare the hypocrisy and prejudice of the anti-choice movement, and shows how conservatives use children as weapons against women.
Erasing plantations from the landscape or simply lambasting them doesn’t get rid of slavery; it just rids us of its most uncomfortable and most visible symbols.
America’s history of racialized slavery distilled the essence of patriarchy, and formed the roots of American rape culture. So why do famous white feminists fail to get it?
Last week, Fox News claimed that Santa Claus is white. This is Jon Stewart’s response to that claim.
Watch the Soweto Gospel Choir sing an incredible tribute to Madiba (Nelson Mandela) in Woolworth’s retail store in South Africa. On Saturday, December 7, Woolworth’s had planned a performance at its Parkview store in Pretoria to support the store’s “Operation Smile” Christmas campaign. The Soweto Gospel Choir planned a rendition of James Brown’s “I Feel Good.” But, after Madiba’s passing, the choir decided on a tribute instead. They chose Johnny Clegg’s Asimbonanga.