Sister Citizen is changing my life

I am an unabashed Melissa Harris-Perry fan. I think she’s smart, unafraid to wear braids on television, and an objectively “cool” kind of public intellectual in the tradition of a long line of black feminism, but also just good writers pondering worthwhile topics to move public discourse forward. (Side note: How does one get the job […]

Intersectionality, feminism, Beyonce, and using SAT words to spice up my Friday

There is a storm a-brewin’ about what classifies feminism right now. I’m at odds with this definition myself, as someone told me straight out: “You can’t be a feminist and listen to rap, shaking your fist at my patriarchal language but ignoring people calling women every bad name in the book.” Not only did this […]