Franchesca Ramsey Perfectly Relays What Happens When You Call Out White Feminists

White women may swear they’re down for the cause, but we all know when it comes to feminism, their blues ain’t like ours and Franchesca Ramsey demonstrated that perfectly in a late night post reporting on what happens when you try to call white feminists...

Canceling Rutgers University’s Beyoncé Course Proves Larger Point

I was 22 when I enrolled in a Black Feminist Thought graduate class. I’d just discovered journalist Joan Morgan’s seminal book, When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost: A Hip-Hop Feminist Breaks It Down, which writer Kia Miakka Wood describes as a text “that addressed the...

White People Are Mad At Amandla Stenberg’s Video Don’t Cash Crop On My Cornrows

In the words of Colonel Nathan R. Jessup from A Few Good Men, “You can’t handle the truth.” And that’s exactly what a lot of white people are proving once again online with their asinine reactions to Amandla Stenberg’s viral video on cultural appropriation. Just...