Today I Am Mourning for Our Country

It feels like flags should be flying at half-staff. Read more »

Donald Trump Is a White People Problem

It's votes from white people that carried him into office. We can't ignore that fact.  Read more »

To Call Trump an “Outsider” Is to Dodge the Real Point

He is a raging white supremacist. That's not outside American politics, it's right at the heart of the status quo. Read more »

Dear Hillary: Thank You For Fighting

Our country loves winners, but it doesn’t love risk takers. Read more »

The Myth of Trump and the Working Class

"Working class" Americans are a diverse group—many of whom are disgusted by Trump's racism and policy ideas. Read more »

Standing Up to Protect Water: Standing Rock is Pushing Against A Long History of Environmental Racism

"All we have is support. All we have is unity. All we have are prayers. And that’s strong," says the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Read more »

“He’s a Bully, a Salesman, Selling Fear and Hate”: Singer Lila Downs Releases an Anti-Trump Anthem

"The Demagogue" is part of a project by Artists for a Trump-free America to create and publish anti-Trump songs.  Read more »

The Intimidation Game: Donald Trump and the GOP's History of Voter Suppression

Aside from the fact that research has repeatedly demonstrated voter fraud is a nonissue and such legislation is unnecessary, these laws are very deliberately crafted to target people of color, low-income people, and disabled people. Read more »

Wonder Woman in the Time of Hillary Clinton

The UN appointed Wonder Woman as an honorary ambassador, sparking a petition that says an American superhero is not a good choice for promoting global empowerment.  Read more »

Personal Anxiety Versus the Police State: Sarah Schulman Talks About Her New Book "Conflict is Not Abuse"

Author and activist Sarah Schulman connects the way we deal with interpersonal problems to the way governments and police forces exercise control. Read more »

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Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban, surmounted...

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In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which Spider-Man... Read more »

A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the best... Read more »

Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

A participant in a Millenial Activists United protest on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Photo by Aaron Banks. Amid national discussions of... Read more »