On confronting privilege

No one said confronting the establishment would be easy, painless and free of hurdles and attempts at erasures. While I’m aware of this, I’m still dismayed, disappointed and angered by the wall of privilege, denial and diversionary tactics I encounter whenever I confront a system set up to benefit straight, cisgendered white men. I recently had a conversation […]

Pro-interracial dating blogger wrong about black feminism, womanism

I’m a glutton for punishment. I don’t know why I continue to read certain news organizations’ content, websites or blogs, but I like to see what varying opinions are floating around out there on the Internets. I stumbled onto a so-called Black Women Empowerment blog called Black Women’s Interracial Relationship Circle (note the clever URL). […]

>Why don’t black women speak out on abortion (and other women’s issues)?

>I saw this opinion piece on theRoot (written by Latoya Peterson, editor of Racialicious) and it was interesting, to say the least. The author contends that, according to the Centers for Disease Control, black women account for 36.4 percent of all abortions done in 2006, but were only 8.5 percent of the national population. Yet, […]

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