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Scientists say the Great Barrier Reef is officially dying

In recent years, things have been overwhelmingly bad for the Great Barrier Reef.<p>Scientists say that one of our world's greatest natural treasures is now truly "terminal." This news comes after sequential, massive bleaching events — which is what happens when ocean temperatures rise beyond levels …

At Least Caroline Wozniacki Didn't Show Up in Black Face to Imitate Serena Williams

Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki impersonated Serena Williams during an exhibition match over the weekend. The Danish tennis player stuffed her front …

Serena Williams

On Moya Bailey, Misogynoir, and why both are important

One of the Black women that should be on your radar is Moya Bailey. Known for creating the term <i>Misogynoir</i>, Bailey defines it as the intersection of …

Irreconcilable Anti-Blackness and Police Violence w Dr. Frank Wilderson

• 216shares<br>• SHARE<p>Dr. <b>Frank Wilderson</b> was back with <b>The Killer Bs</b> (Drs. <b>Jared Ball</b>, <b>Todd Steven Burroughs</b> and <b>Hate</b>) recently to discuss police violence within …

Black Feminism Goes Viral [EXCERPT]

<b>When Beyoncé released</b> her ‘surprise’ self-titled album late last year, cameos from artists such as Drake, Frank Ocean and her husband, Jay Z, were …

Feminism

3 Unsung Feminist Civil Rights Leaders

<b>As a student,</b> I can’t recall learning about any other woman who was pivotal in the Civil Rights movement besides Rosa Parks. I loved her defiance, …

Bernie Sanders

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I’ve been to Wakanda twice now. And with nonstop, direct flights leaving from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport, the next time I go I ain’t coming …

Black Panther
Law Enforcement

#SAYHERNAME: Towards a Gender Inclusive Movement for Black Lives

Overview Dr. Brittney Cooper speaks about the experiences of cis and transgender women in the Black Lives Matter movement. Featured as part of the …

Feminism

These are the Stories of Some of the Black Women and Girls Killed by Police

Women of Color

Income Volatility: A Big Driver Of Inequality

Being poor isn’t easy. As in, seriously isn’t easy. Trying to balance all the problems that come about is almost impossible, and that’s according to well-educated and accomplished people I’ve spoken with who just went through a multi-hour <i>simulation</i> of poverty. As one lawyer, who was sure she could …

Income Inequality

Gender dispute rumbles as Semenya goes for gold

South Africa's Caster Semenya is back and vowing to win an Olympic gold medal that could reignite the complex biological and ethical gender storm …

Caster Semenya

What Do You See When You Look at This Cover?

Melissa Harris-Perry responds to ELLE's August cover.<p>One of the perks of leaving the world of cable news for the world of fashion magazines, is that I get to see the new ELLE covers before they hit newsstands. Yes, go ahead and hate because I was in possession of the Beyoncé cover a full 48 hours …

12 Important Reads for Revolutionary Black Women

We're in a fight for our lives, and it is our duty to win.<p>Activism on any front requires its participants to be knowledgeable and stay motivated. For …

This Black Woman is Angry

Like costumes,<br>Turning a blind eye to what’s within.<br>You cannot,<br>You will not,<br>Discard our hearts.<br>We are not a sum of parts<br>To be disposed of at your …

How Our Country Fails Black Women and Girls

And why we need to talk about it.<p><i>The following was delivered before the Congressional Caucus for Black Women and Girls earlier today.</i><p>I hold a professorship named for one of the most extraordinary Americans to live in the twentieth century. Born in 1928, Maya Angelou experienced childhood poverty …

Women of Color

cosmic hoboes

by Danae Martinez<p>ok so let me first say a little about me so you know where i am coming from.<p>i don't consider myself an Afropessimist really, but i …

27 Black Women Activists Everyone Should Know

February 28, 2014<p>read<p>add comment<p>The contributions of Black women to shaping and changing the world for the better are often minimized. At every …