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The Reluctant Dragon Lady: How Hollywood’s First Chinese-American Star Was Kept From the Spotlight

Struggling against Asian stereotypes as she took on Hollywood, Anna May Wong was never given the due she deserved. Read...
Jane Jones   |   08.21.14   |   SHARE

Vanessa Williams Sheds Light on Female-on-Female Rape

In speaking out about being sexually victimized by a woman, Williams brings much-needed attention to an oft-dismissed facet of rape. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   07.17.14   |   SHARE
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Newsflash: Not Every Dark Girl Has a Complex About Her Skin

The idea of "fairest of them all" impacts women of color in many different ways. Read...
Sarah Gladstone    |   05.27.14   |   SHARE
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The Racist Truth Behind the Ice Cream Truck Jingle

The ice cream truck may be tainted forever. Read...
Sarah Gladstone    |   05.19.14   |   SHARE
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Not Angry, Just Fed Up: Laverne Cox On the Angry Black Woman Stereotype

Being an "Angry Black Woman" is a catch-22: the more you fight the label, the more people want to stamp you with an ABW crimson mark Read...
Sarah Gladstone    |   03.21.14   |   SHARE
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