I was honored to be invited to speak at my alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. For the Feminism/s series, hosted by the Kelly Writers House, I shared my beginnings as a writer, activist, and Black feminist woman, and how I’ve committed my life to helping others as a writer, social worker, and activist. Check […]
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Feminista Jones and professor Brittney Cooper join “The Remix” for a smart, lively and insightful discussion on racism, sexism and why there are often different levels of outrage around violence against black women and black men. Listen here.
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 […]
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 […]
Of course it does, silly! lol I found this piece and thought it was an interesting checklist of indicators that Black Male Privilege exists. Some of the points and examples aren’t sex-positive (Ex: 15. I can purchase pornography that typically shows men defile women by the common practice of the “money shot.” and 26. When I consume […]