We let Willow cut her hair. When you have a little girl, it’s like how can you...– Will Smith in Parade Magazine on Willow’s hair
This song feels like Summer to me. If anybody...
Why I'm Still a Feminist
There seems to be a growing cadre of young women that are turning away from feminism. And certainly there is a mass force of alleged feminists that are making many of us feel further disenfranchised and marginalized. There is definitely a reluctance in many so-called feminists to detach from their privilege. Be it white privilege, class privilege, heterosexist, cis gendered or other. Still it...
One of the things I find very interesting in our current debates is this concept...– Elaine Bernard, Executive Director of the Labor and Worklife Program @ Harvard Law School, as spoken in The Corporation
We learn in school that the civil rights movement was about overcoming...– Danzy Senna, Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
When @CoryBooker made that comment about... →
I admit I’ve been elevating Cory to damn near god-like status. This is in some ways relieving. A reminder that he’s just a politician like the rest of them. Good work, Think Progress!
I dunno what disturbs me more: the fierce self-hate in so many of Chris Brown’s fans or the people who don’t seem to understand that the valuing of the image of that pencil-dicked cretin (or any other dude) over the well-being of young girls is not exclusive to “Team Breezy.” How do we raise young girls in a world that values maleness over femaleness then get indignant when those young girls do...
Pimp Tactics: Where They Recruit
This is the final part of my three part series on pimps’ tactics. You can see parts 1 and 2 at those links. Now that I’ve covered Who They Are and What They Do, I will discuss where they find young people to exploit. To be clear, there is nowhere that is off limits to a predator. I am not trying to state recruitment occurs exclusively in these places, but it does happen heavily there....
Just throwing this out there for y'all
whatwhiteswillneverknow: If you have any issue with Black people or blackness. Blackness of any kind? You need to go. I’m so sick of this thing. The Good Black/Bad Black dichotomy. The other thing I’m tired of? The Good Blackness/Bad Blackness. And I’m sick of people trying to pit different aspects of Blackness against each other. Yes, there are issues within the Black community. Yes, there...
Slum Village feat. D’Angelo - Tell Me ...