anti-black racism

We need to talk about arming our white loved ones against white nationalism.

How To Arm Your Fellow White Loved Ones Against White Nationalism

Hello, fellow white people! Are you horrified about the recent Nazi rallies and white supremacist marches? Me too! Let's talk about how to arm our Read...
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The liberation of Black Americans from physical chains is deeply intertwined with the modern chains of today.

The Importance Of Teaching My Son About Juneteenth In Trump's America

By educating my son on Juneteenth, I am able to make it clear to him that we may live in a nation that wasn’t established with us in mind, but we Read...
Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez    |   06.19.17   |   SHARE
Screenshot from "Don't Touch My Hair" music video by Solange

An Ode To Solange In Honor Of Her Revolutionary Guggenheim Performance

This year, in collaboration with the Red Bull Music Academy, Solange re-invented the Guggenheim Museum and blessed us with “An Ode To.” Read...
Africa Jackson    |   06.5.17   |   SHARE
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Traveling While Fat & Black 

This article first appeared on From Annette With Love and has been Read...
Annette Richmond of From Annette With Love    |   04.17.17   |   SHARE
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"The only realistic way for me to deal with the contradiction between thick thighs that suggest mental wellness and the perpetual self doubt that offers an attenuate implosion is to welcome the contradiction with open arms."

"Black Women Don't Get Depressed."

I wanted to look as white and non-threatening as possible because the invisibility of my disability in conjunction with the vulnerability of being a Read...
Africa Jackson    |   03.20.17   |   SHARE
A recent tweet from Ellen DeGeneres has got the whole world talking for all the wrong reasons.

Ellen DeGeneres Made A Joke About Usain Bolt — Except No One's Laughing

A recent tweet from Ellen DeGeneres has got the whole world talking for all the wrong reasons. Read...
Katy Hall of Mamamia    |   08.22.16   |   SHARE
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I was angry and felt defeated. I also knew deep in my heart that this would have never happened if I were white. Image: Thinkstock.

Using Uber While Black

I was angry and felt defeated. I also knew deep in my heart that this would have never happened if I were white. I had been using Uber for over 2 1/2 Read...
LeRon Barton of The Good Men Project    |   08.17.16   |   SHARE
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Our children are fine; it’s racism that needs to shift. Image: Getty.

Fear Of The Free Black Child: Alternatives To Fear-Based Parenting Amid Police Violence

No black man, woman, or gender non-conforming person is safe from the terrorism of police brutality and racist white people’s actions against us, let Read...
Akilah S. Richards of Everyday Feminism    |   08.8.16   |   SHARE
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