Black Greek Fraternity Probate

Black, Greek, and Gay? It's Time For Organizations to Fall In Line

by George Johnson

A few weeks ago, I had the honor of speaking on a panel entitled “Out and Greek, For Historically Black Fraternities & Sororities: A Conversation… Read More

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bell hooks and the Sour ‘Lemonade’ Review

by Jamilah Lemieux

If you told me, someone who has been feminist identified since I was 12 years old, that I would ever critique bell hooks in defense of the woman who… Read More

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Offers Choice Words for Bathroom Police

by #teamEBONY

Attorney General Loretta Lynch appeared in a livestream on Monday to announce legal action against the state of North Carolina in  connection… Read More

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#RapedbyMorehouse Forces Us to Examine Painful HBCU Truths

by Jamilah Lemieux

I traveled to the campus of Morehouse College last week to help facilitate a Planned Parenthood-sponsored panel about sexual assault and consent… Read More

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Taking Off the Mask of Masculinity

by Wade A. Davis, II

Growing up, I loved that people saw me as a masculine man. I loved the power, the access, the respect and the perceived safety that masculinity… Read More

Without a Name, Feminism Shaped My Life

Without a Name, Feminism Shaped My Life

by Mark Anthony Neal

Frankly, when posed with questions about how I came to Black Feminism, I am often at a loss for a response. While I can easily recall a genealogy… Read More

What ‘Lemonade’ Says About Black Women’s Ability to Thrive<br />

What ‘Lemonade’ Says About Black Women’s Ability to Thrive

by Lynn Brown

It seems like everyone watched the release of Beyoncé’s Lemonade… Read More

Seeking Affirmation as a “Good Black Man” is a Bad Idea

Seeking Affirmation as a “Good Black Man” is a Bad Idea

by Mychal Denzel Smith

The most important thing Black men have to do to begin engaging with feminism, as theory and praxis, is to disavow ourselves of the notion that… Read More

How to Love a Man Who Didn’t Love Your Mama

How to Love a Man Who Didn’t Love Your Mama

by Kiese Laymon

I never believed a word you said because you hit my mama. I started this letter to you at 19 years old on a Greyhound bus headed to Jackson from… Read More

Feminism That Fortifies: A Transmasculine Journey

Feminism That Fortifies: A Transmasculine Journey

by Tiq Milan

There was no clear moment when I became a feminist. I grew up in a family where the women took care or everyone and everything without complaint… Read More

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