The biblical royal, married to King Ahab, is portrayed in speeches—most recently by Hillary Clinton—as a corrupt and “loose” woman. But as with many powerful women, we’ve got her all wrong.
DAME talks with the activist-author about Black women’s loyalty to one another, their misrepresentation in media, and the power of online activism.
Often erased from the activist movements they started, Black women are calling out attempts to silence them, and fueling the #resistance by being each other’s best allies.
Women of color like Therese Patricia Okoumou have been at the frontline of activism for centuries. But portraying them as super-human diminishes the very real struggles they face daily.
Skinny White women aren't the only ones in lotus position—but it can appear that way. This yogi hopes the singer's new track will inspire other Black women to lay out their mats.
There have never been more African-American LGBT role models, from Michael Sam to Robin Roberts. But coming out in the Black church can feel like a Faustian bargain.