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Rape Culture 2.0

Please note: I’m issuing a MAJOR trigger warning for this post. I’m posting screenshots of people admitting to ways in which they would rape a minor. Please leave now if that could cause you emotional harm.     In recent weeks, there has been a great deal of discussion and debate about whether or not Robin Thicke’s song, […]

We Have Not Had Nearly Enough “Slave Movies”

I was born about three years after Alex Haley’s Roots: The Saga of An American Family was published and about two years after the novel transformed into a ground-breaking, 9-time Emmy-winning, made-for-television miniseries. Its first run aired for eight consecutive nights and made history by attracting the largest viewership of any series in American history. Over half […]

FJ in @TIME Magazine RE: Bill #Cosby

At a recent premier of the new Civil Rights Movement era movie Selma, Tony Award-winning actress Phylicia Rashad commented for the first time on the allegations of drugging and sexual assault that have been made against her former co-star and close friend, Bill Cosby. In a brief interview, Rashad said: “What you’re seeing is the […]

The #AntiFeministChecklist

On November 11, 2014, I posted a piece on Black Male Privilege and (shocker!) there was backlash. Most of the people responding didn’t read it and that is fine; I expect people to be intentionally obtuse and perpetually dense. I received a lot of really ridiculous responses, so I decided to compile a list. I […]

On #YouOKSis and Bystander Intervention (A Round Up Guide)

A lot has been going on in the world of social justice, particularly around “street harassment”. I first wrote about it on this blog 3 years ago, and since then, I have been rather outspoken about it. I wrote this about how I notice a difference in how I’m treated based on my hairstyle, and […]

[WHM] Victims of Sexual Assault

Happy Woman’s History (or Herstory) Month!! This month, I’m going to blog every day about various women and the impact they have had on society and culture as we know it. Some you will know, some you will not. I hope that you get something from each post. This is a challenge for me, as […]

[WHM] Elizabeth Browning Writes of Love

Happy Woman’s History (or Herstory) Month!! This month, I’m going to blog every day about various women and the impact they have had on society and culture as we know it. Some you will know, some you will not. I hope that you get something from each post. This is a challenge for me, as […]

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