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 […]

Racism, misogyny hound Cécile Kyenge, Italy’s first black minister

Racism, seeped in a form of nationalism many citizens find easy to get swept up into, in Italy and other European countries is nothing new. We’ve seen it on display, from rising anti-immigrant sentiments to football fans shouting racial slurs at persons of color playing on various teams. But, the racism being hurled at Congolese-born […]

What Phil Robertson Also Said

Another celebrity is now in hot water for making blatantly offensive and repugnant remarks about marginalized groups of people. This time, it’s Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson, who was quoted by GQ Magazine as saying some really, REALLY homophobic, transphobic and Bible-thumbing propaganda. Lost in Robertson’s remarks are his comments about black folks before the […]

“Why make a caricature of what are complex feelings for some black women?”

I’m sure you all have seen the video circulating that depicts a black man/white woman interracial couple and what happens when said couple goes to a barbershop. In short, a black hairdresser “hates on” the couple. The video is similar to those What Would You Do? videos ABC is known for, and the camera crew […]