Where’s the public policy push for black, Latina girls?

An article shared this afternoon on my Twitter feed caught my interest. Dani McClain asks why there’s such an intense focus on black and Latino boys and men when black and Latina women and girls suffer just as much from the economic, political and societal discrepancies embedded in a culture that touts whiteness as the norm. Some […]

Michelle Cottle proves white feminists STILL don’t get it

I must give credit to Melissa Harris-Perry for mentioning this article on her Open Letters segment on Saturday’s show. I had no idea about this article until she mentioned it. “Leaning Out,” written by Michelle Cottle at Politico, basically includes a bunch of feminists whining about how Michelle Obama has become a “nightmare” for feminism. […]

In calling Quvenzhane Wallis a cunt, The Onion perpetuates status quo on black femininity

So, The Onion during the The Oscars last night decided to turn its online gaze to a 9-year-old black girl. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the satirical news agency took to Twitter to refer to Quvenzhane Wallis as a cunt. Yes, the only word in the English dictionary used solely to communicate one’s complete lack of respect […]