New slave-traders on the rise: Why do the Kardashian-Jenners keep getting a pass?

I really have no interest whatsoever in the Kardashian-Jenner klan. I'm not fond of their pursuit and pride in being culture vultures, I don't care for their tactics of being famous for being famous, I don't care for their diva attitudes and that they find a way to make it seem as if they are …

black girl magic: fulfilling our role as the voice of a people

We are strong. We are courageous. We have the ability to triumph through some of the most difficult tribulations that anyone's mind could even conceive and definitely through history's most shameful pasts. A blessing to be so resilient, but a curse that we carry on our backs each day, passing the weight from daughter to …

Scar Tissue

As a black alumna of the University of Virginia, I wanted to share my thoughts, emotions, and anticipations over the events of the past week. Nationally, we must overcome this scar that taints our history. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHm4EzjwwfA&feature=em-upload_owner

Power to the Woman: Even Men Should be Feminists

When I tell men how I participate in women's events and rallies, sometimes I get double-takes and certain looks that seem to question how radical I am -- if I'm "too liberal" and a rabble-rouser. I get asked if I shave my legs, if I'm "one of those bra-burners," or if I've ever been a lesbian. But when it …

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