rainbows are ridiculous

rainbows are ridiculous

Someone might think you’re a special kind of monster if you don’t like rainbows. I mean rainbows are some magical sign of healing, joy, color…DESPITE. Despite a torrential downpour, or a thunderstorm, a rainbow is a special kind of fuck you to dark...
#Lemonade: A new spelling of our names

#Lemonade: A new spelling of our names

Lemonade season is among us, and it is time we dissect every detail- known or imagined- of Beyonce’s life, artistry, and politics. I won’t be doing that today– someone, somewhere, will do it far better. I just want to talk about the magnificence of...

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Black Women and Single Motherhood: Why Ciara’s Lawsuit Against Future Matters Future’s attitude (and the public’s reinforcement of his ideas) speak to the reality that many Black single mothers are subject to having their sexuality and decision-making policed. They...
monique pressley: she’s just like us

monique pressley: she’s just like us

By now you’ve read several think pieces about Monique Pressley, the Black woman attorney, minister, and HBCU grad defending Bill Cosby and slaying members of the media left and right. She has her own firm and has already drawn comparison’s to our lord and...