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Take The Cake: Diet Culture And Police Violence

I understand the connections between the violence that leads to police shootings and the violence that leads people to starve themselves. I know with Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   07.12.16   |   SHARE
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Aunt Ginger: All Lives Can't  Matter Until Black Lives Matter

Being an ally means being an ally after the protest, too. Read...
Kevin Nordstrom    |   07.12.16   |   SHARE
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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
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White Liberals, Black Lives Matter Protesters Are Targeting Bernie Sanders (And Us) For A Reason

While Sanders is better than the clown car of horrors that is the Republican crop of presidential candidates, he's failed to listen to the BLM Read...
Jody Allard    |   08.13.15   |   SHARE
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Slacktivism: When Your Activism Isn't Really Activism

"I let your “Je Suis Charlie” avatar slide, but trust me: I unfriend people who can’t tolerate a complicated view of women’s participation in the sex Read...
Melissa Petro    |   08.5.15   |   SHARE
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I'm A Black Woman And I Don’t Want A Black Son

"I will peer relentlessly into every cop car I pass with a young black man in it, stretching my neck to make sure that it’s not my son who’s been Read...
Adiba Nelson    |   07.28.15   |   SHARE
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Please Do Not Dub Sandra Bland A Crazy Black Woman

"Ultimately, it doesn't matter much whether Bland killed herself or was murdered. In both cases, she died because she was hauled into custody for a Read...
Jody Allard    |   07.21.15   |   SHARE
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Thoughts From Twitter: On The Charleston AME Shooting

There is a lot on the Internet to read about the tragic Charleston shooting that took place late Wednesday night. Here are a few noteworthy tweets to Read...
Jenni Berrett    |   06.18.15   |   SHARE
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