Ice-skating looks beautiful on the rink. But the brutal world we saw depicted in “I, Tonya” is one this writer knows is real—she lived through it, too.
Under Trump’s reign, the USA—the "global leader" in human rights—is the only holdout on the UN’s anti-violence initiative protecting women and children. Surprised? You shouldn’t be.
The suicide rate for Black boys has doubled in the past 20 years. In cases like 10-year-old Jaheim McKenzie's, who allegedly stabbed himself, it may be a desperate escape from whuppings.
“Whupping sense” into the Florida kids who laughed as a man drowned perpetuates the white-supremacist cycle of abuse. What they need is more empathy and love.
Missouri's new anti-school-fighting law is yet another way to perpetuate the school-to-prison pipeline and ensure a future of coercion and disenfranchisement for children of color.
We’ve seen the viral videos of Black parents shaming and whupping their teen daughters as a way to “protect” them. But the abuse may be putting the girls at risk for sexual harm.
Some of the harshest reactions to the Spring Valley high-school girl who was brutalized in the classroom came from a most surprising source: other Black people. This writer explains why.
Women who hit their sons—like Dr. Dre's mother—are celebrated. But real-life stories from Black men reveal that the consequences are dire.
As a teen, the writer fled her abusive family for life on the streets. It wasn't until later that she understood just how much she had been exploited.
The debilitating headaches affect three times more women than men. A psychiatrist and fellow migraine sufferer says the reasons may surprise you.