Why Is It That Women Must EARN Respect?

Why Is It That Women Must EARN Respect?

by Neffer Kerr

I recently saw a meme on Facebook that caught my attention. It read “A man should respect a woman, but a woman should give... Read More

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Exclusive: Nate Parker on Campus Incident, Consent and Toxic Male Culture

by Britni Danielle

“Can I go off script real quick?” That was how Nate Parker broke his silence on the growing firestorm surrounding his 1999 rape allegation.... Read More

The Importance of Teaching Our Sons Not to Rape

The Importance of Teaching Our Sons Not to Rape

by Josie Pickens

We have all been rooting for actor, director and producer Nate Parker – whose newest film The Birth of a Nation seems to be... 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. No less... Read More

FINALLY FINISHED:
How Is Your Bill Cosby Defense Holding Up Today?

FINALLY FINISHED:
How Is Your Bill Cosby Defense Holding Up Today?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Despite the efforts of lawyers, former co-stars and misguided pseudo-Black Nationalists who have fought desperately over the past year to protect the legacy of... Read More

[Ending Rape 4Ever]
This Is What Rape Culture Sounds Like

[Ending Rape 4Ever]
This Is What Rape Culture Sounds Like

by #teamEBONY

If you’ve ever taken the time to listen—and we mean really listen—to your favorite artists' songs, there’s a strong possibility that you’ve heard lyrics... Read More

Carrying Jada

Supporting and Carrying our Girls and Boys

by #teamEBONY

We think it is rape culture or gun violence that will define us as a fallen civilization. But it's the indifference that will do... Read More

Serena Williams

Serena Williams Apologizes for Steubenville Rape Case Comments

by ESPN

Serena Williams on Wednesday issued a statement implying that comments attributed to her in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine were "what I supposedly said."... Read More

Beyonce

Beyonce Smacked by Fan While on Stage

by Clutch

It’s the smack seen ’round the world. Last night in Denmark, Beyonce had to reprimand an overzealous male fan who reached up on stage... Read More

Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli Criticizes Rick Ross

by Huffington Post

"I don't care if Rick Ross is 40 years old — he's a misguided 40-year-old person." Strong words from Talib Kweli Monday as he addressed... Read More