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Eviction and Intersectionality: Why Black Women Need Housing Justice

Eviction and Intersectionality: Why Black Women Need Housing Justice

by Denechia PowellMy heart sank once I realized it was an eviction notice. After coming home from an underwhelming day at work, I looked forward to...

Actress Danièle Watts Wrongfully Detained After Being Mistaken for a Sex Worker

Actress Danièle Watts Wrongfully Detained After Being Mistaken for a Sex Worker

Actress Danièle Watts was wrongfully detained under the suspicion that she was a prostitute after being affectionate with her husband in...

Reflecting on Adrian Peterson and Why I Choose to Do Things Differently Than My Parents Did

Reflecting on Adrian Peterson and Why I Choose to Do Things Differently Than My Parents Did

by Amber L. WrightWith news breaking of NFL star Adrian Peterson being indicted on charges of negligent injury to a child for allegedly hitting his 4...

Four Lessons I Learned from Pearl Cleage’s “Things I Should Have Told My Daughter"

Four Lessons I Learned from Pearl Cleage’s “Things I Should Have Told My Daughter"

by Amber WrightWhen I read Pearl Cleage’s memoir, “Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs,” I...

Dear Janay: A Letter of Compassion and Understanding

Dear Janay: A Letter of Compassion and Understanding

by GaBrilla BallardI used to be one of the many who called women "stupid" for staying with
men who hit them. Wondered and shook my head, rolled...

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