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Guest Post: “An Open Letter to Nelly”

Dear Nelly, At the urging of others, I am taking a hesitant trip down memory lane. I was a 19 year old junior and president of the feminist group at Spelman College when you decided to hold a bone marrow registration drive on our campus on behalf of your sister, who needed a transplant. Your […]

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REPORT: Black Women Hit HARDEST By Gender Wage Gap

On average, women make only 77 cents for every dollar paid to men. The disparity is much worse for women of color. Black women make only 70 cents for every dollar paid to men, and just 64 cents for every dollar paid to white men.

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1 in 5 Female College Students Experience Sexual Assault

According to a report in the Journal of American College Health, one in five young women have experienced attempted or completed sexual assault while a student. Horrific. What can be done to transform the sexually violent culture of so many college campuses?

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D.L. Hughley Doesn’t Like Women–Really

During a recent interview on NPR, comedian and Obama stan, D.L. Hughley unequivocally confirmed his misogyny. D.L. Hughley says he genuinely does not like women. Seriously. Are you offended? Do you care? Is this just a ploy to sell books?

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Marissa Alexander Sentenced To 20 YEARS In Prison

Marissa Alexander had been sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a gun over the head of her abusive husband during a violent confrontation in 2010. Do you think Marissa Alexander deserves a 20 year prison sentence? For defending herself?

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Surprise: Too Short is a Dirty Old Man

I understand the outrage at rapper Too Short’s latest comments. But should we be so up in arms? Since dropping his first song, the rapper has consistently degraded and disrespected women in his music. But it wasn’t his lyrics that drew the ire of the media and the general public over 20 years ago when […]

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Getting Past Youth Terrorism

So I’m sick and tired of conversations about the state of Black youth ending with the same played-out solutions—restoring strong family values. Now don’t get me wrong, of course family is important, but we are mistaken if we think that broken homes are the main factors fueling gang violence. If we should blame anything it should […]

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