people of color

Letting my hair go natural lifted a huge burden off my shoulders. I don’t feel like a slave to it anymore.

Letting My Hair Go Natural Lifted A Huge Burden Off My Shoulders

Letting my hair go natural lifted a huge burden! I don’t feel like a slave to it anymore, which has made me feel less annoyed by it. Read...
Sa'iyda Shabazz    |   05.30.18   |   SHARE
Nobody needs our white asses jumping in to whitesplain racism to People of Color. Just don’t.

A Guide For White People Who Don’t Think That Thing Is Racist

For many white people, our first reaction to hearing about racism is to immediately look for a reason to say “That’s not racist!” That said, in Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   01.9.17   |   SHARE
We can proud of our ancestors without claiming to be them. Image: Isaias Silva Pinto/Pixabay.

I Have Indigenous Blood — But I'm Not Indigenous

Indigenous people throughout the world already face so many challenges; they don’t need non-Indigenous people appropriating their cultures and Read...
Christine Stoddard    |   07.15.16   |   SHARE
I take this journey of self-love and discovery one day at a time. Image: Thinkstock.

On Navigating My Attraction To Whiteness As A Black Woman

Honoring my feelings and being true to myself are just as important to me as being critical of the ways that a multiply-oppressive society manifests Read...
Denarii Monroe    |   06.3.16   |   SHARE
Why do women feel the need to police other women’s bodies? Image: Thinkstock

You're Not Entitled To Comment On My Body Just Because I'm A Black Woman

In 2015, to be a woman (and a black woman at that) among the general public means having to keep your defenses up. Read...
Aja Barber    |   06.2.16   |   SHARE

White Supremacy And Animal Rights

If violence against animals offends you so, why aren’t you out there speaking against the use of police dogs on protesters? Read...
Jetta Rae    |   04.30.15   |   SHARE
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What Drunk White People Get Away With, People Of Color Are Killed Over

Drunk or not, it’s a fact that white people are more prone to acting like assholes to authority figures—because we’re more likely to get away with it. Read...
Melissa Petro    |   04.20.15   |   SHARE

Twin Galaxies Owner Jace Hall Speaks Out On Inclusivity In Competitive Gaming

"It’s better to simply, through action, demonstrate that everybody’s included." Read...
Jetta Rae    |   01.27.15   |   SHARE