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Straight Outta Rape Culture

August 13, 2015
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Straight Outta Rape Culture

When N.W.A.’s mega-hyped biopic Straight Outta Compton opens this Friday, the brutalized bodies of black women will be lost in the predictable stampede of media accolades.  While early reviews have lauded the “prescience” of the group’s fierce critique of anti-black state violence and criminalization—epitomized by its de facto theme song “F– Tha Police”—they fail to...
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Posted in Black Girls, Black Women, domestic violence, masculinity, Sexism, sexual violence, White Women | 6 Comments »

Police Criminals and the Brutalization of Black Girls

June 9, 2015
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Police Criminals and the Brutalization of Black Girls

Posted in Black Girls, Black life matters, Bodies, Sexism, sexual violence | 7 Comments »

Feminists We Love: Tamara Winfrey Harris

May 15, 2015
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Feminists We Love: Tamara Winfrey Harris

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Thugs R’ Us

May 4, 2015
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Thugs R’ Us

Posted in Black life matters, Criminal Justice, Economy, Politics | 3 Comments »

Marco Rubio’s Flat Earth Minstrelsy

April 23, 2015
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Marco Rubio’s Flat Earth Minstrelsy

Posted in Environmentalism, intersectionality, Op-Ed | 1 Comment »

Policing Our Girls, Taming ‘Topsy’

February 9, 2015
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Policing Our Girls, Taming ‘Topsy’

Posted in Black Girls, Black life matters, Black Women, Bodies, Criminal Justice, Heteronormativity, intersectionality | 2 Comments »

Dissing DuVernay and the Lessons of Selma

January 22, 2015
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Ava DuVernay

Posted in Black Women, Film, History, media, Racism, White Supremacy, Women of Color | 3 Comments »

How We’re Failing Black Girls

November 11, 2014
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How We’re Failing Black Girls

Posted in Black Girls, Black Women, Feminism, media, Sexism, Stereotypes, White Supremacy, Youth | 1 Comment »

Where are the White Feminists? MIA on Racist Misogynist Police Violence

September 16, 2014
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Where are the White Feminists? MIA on Racist Misogynist Police Violence

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Posted in Black life matters, Black Women, Criminal Justice, Feminism, Sexism, sexual violence, White Privilege, White Women | 3 Comments »

Burying Our Babies: Letter from Los Angeles to Ferguson

August 25, 2014
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NMOS in Leimert Park, South L.A.

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Posted in Black Women, Criminal Justice, Education, Militarization, Racism, Uncategorized, White Privilege, Youth | 2 Comments »

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