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.
We have a fascist in the White House, a SCOTUS chipping away at our liberties, and a nation ready to explode. This is definitely not the time for civility.
Discrimination is being kicked out of a restaurant for being transgender. Not for enabling policies that discriminate against being transgender.
The criminal justice system continues to allow police to murder people of color and fails to compensate families for their immense loss. It is now up to us to save ourselves.
White people have proven they already understand racism. So what can Black people do for self-protection?
In a culture that prizes love and sex and desirability above all, in which marriage is held up as the only option for stability, it's no surprise we are seeing isolation, loneliness,...
Motherhood is full of joy and heartbreak. But for a Black mother in America, it also means fiercely protecting her child by fending off an unrelenting onslaught of racism and ignorance.
Laws are set up to allow non-custodial parents to owe billions in missed payments with little consequence, putting some single mothers and their children at risk of poverty.
Recent reports from child-welfare workers reveal that the white adoptive parents of six abused Black children was a perfect storm of narcissism and twisted racial fantasy.
A longtime child welfare advocate uses her skills to locate next of kin for unsolved cases, bringing closure to grieving families, and making peace with her own painful past.
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