social issues

For black women, self-care isn’t just a buzzword. It’s an act of radical resistance.

I was hesitant to own my grief and afraid to pursue rest. Then I examined why.

I didn’t know Oluwatoyin Salau, but I see her in the black women I know

The abuse black women face is so invisible and normalized

Walmart and CVS made splashy pledges to stop locking up black beauty products. Why did they do it in the first place?

‘It reinforces a message of black criminality — that black people are people who are othered’

The odds have always been against me. This is what being black in America is.

I was born with trauma encoded into my DNA and I will take trauma to the grave with me

How one woman on a horse at an Oakland protest became a symbol for revolution

‘You can’t ignore a big, old pretty horse with a black woman on it,’ says Brianna Noble

Instances of racism add up. Here are 5 ways to cope.

How to balance activism with your mental health

Louisville is reeling from the deaths of Breonna Taylor and David McAtee. But the protests give me hope.

I have aged and I have ached. I have sobbed and laughed and danced and mourned.

Real progress takes time. Here are 5 ways activists can keep their stamina up.

You cannot pour from an empty cup