The Sex-Positive Black Woman

The Sex-Positive Black Woman

by Arielle Loren   Jun 03, 2018

I am a “sex-positive” Black woman, and I believe that the sexual empowerment of Black women is essential. Sex-positivity is a movement that celebrates... Read More

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe Says White Fans Should Censor N-Word at Concerts (VIDEO)

by Christina Santi   Apr 25, 2018

Janelle Monáe appeared on The Breakfast Club to promote her new album Dirty Computer, what it was like being mentored by Prince and oppressed... Read More

(Re)Defining America’s Social Contract with Black Women

(Re)Defining America’s Social Contract with Black Women

by Tanya Wallace-Gobern   Mar 14, 2018

I was heading back to Raleigh, North Carolina, from a meeting with funders when a reporter’s email popped up. She was interested in speaking... Read More

Tomi Lahren

How Tomi Lahren Will Become the Next White Feminist Media Icon

by Lincoln Anthony Blades   Mar 24, 2017

The atypical usage of the term “identity politics” can be very strange. To many people of color, it’s a confusing term because while our... Read More

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Why Women Have the Right to Refuse Trump Supporters for Mates

by Lincoln Anthony Blades   Feb 23, 2017

This past weekend, The New York Times entered another article into the “mean Liberals forced good people into embracing an open bigot” sphere of... Read More

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Ladies, Asking for Your Hand in Marriage Isn’t Sexist, It’s Tradition

by Lincoln Anthony Blades   Feb 22, 2017

I recently read an article written by a young woman who argued that all women should refrain from marrying any man who would ask... Read More

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bell hooks and the Sour ‘Lemonade’ Review

by Jamilah Lemieux   May 11, 2016

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

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Taking Off the Mask of Masculinity

by Wade A. Davis, II   May 02, 2016

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

An Open Invitation to Piers Morgan and Other Lemonade Haters

An Open Invitation to Piers Morgan and Other Lemonade Haters

by Michael Arceneaux   Apr 26, 2016

Piers Morgan is a simpleton fortunate enough that being White, male, and straight makes his success in media nearly impenetrable. Morgan, like many people... Read More

Wade Davis

Why More Black Men Must Be Feminists

by Wade A. Davis, II   Apr 25, 2016

The first time I read Melissa Harris Perry’s book Sister Citizen, I realized I knew even less than I imagined about what it means... Read More