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New Literary Mag Creates a 'Black Gay Utopia' in Print

by Kristin Braswell

In the landscape of mainstream media, stories of the Black gay experience are still largely missing or warped. Wanting to express… Read More

Why Parents Need to be Touched

Why Parents Need to be Touched

by Asha French

Remember when Garfield dieted and invariably hallucinated that his pal Odie was actually a configuration of his favorite meats?  Such… Read More

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Black, Feminist, Revolutionary
Remembering the Combahee River Collective

by Keisha Price

2014 marks the 40th anniversary for one of the most important, yet underrated Black feminist/socialist organization. The Combahee… Read More

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Black Women's Health Care In Crisis

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Earlier this month, McAllen and Beaumont, rural border towns in Texas, saw Read More

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[MODERN MOM]
10 Alternatives to Murdering Your Gay Child

by Asha French

When the news of the murders of Read More

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[THE WEEKLY READ]
Throw That Boy...Oh, My

by Michael Arceneaux

It is with trepidation that I tackle the song “Throw That Boy P*ssy,” which I’ve been sent 10 million times since… Read More

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Killing Patriarchy:
A Black Man Seeks to Understand Black Feminism

by Joshua Adams

Some months ago, EBONY.com editor Jamilah Lemieux tweeted a live stream of " Read More

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3 Unsung Feminist Civil Rights Leaders

by Kristin Braswell

As a student, I can’t recall learning about any other woman who was pivotal in the Civil Rights movement besides Rosa Parks… Read More

Marissa Alexander

Marissa Alexander and Overpolicing and Underprotection of Black Women

by Priscilla A. Ocen & Kimberlé Crenshaw

Marissa Alexander is a 33-year-old African-American woman who stands accused of three counts of aggravated assault with a firearm… Read More

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