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Posted on: Feb 29, 2012, Source:

How the GOP's strategy combines racism and sexism.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2012, Source:

Protecting ourselves from society's racist beauty "standards."

Posted on: Dec 12, 2011, Source: ColorLines

Posted on: Dec 5, 2011, Source: ColorLines

D.C.’s transgender women of color are carrying the heaviest of loads, but violence and terror and discrimination isn’t the sum total of people’s lives.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2011, Source: ColorLines

Posted on: Sep 12, 2011, Source: ColorLines

Posted on: Jun 16, 2011, Source:

There's a long history of the struggles of women, LGBT folks and people of color being appropriated by white men--Tom MacMaster and Bill Graber are just the latest.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2011, Source:

Conservative efforts to restrict reproductive rights at the state level are an attack on the poor and minorities.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2011, Source:

Unpacking the consistent problems with the popular R&B singer.

Posted on: May 25, 2010, Source:

Aiyana Jones wasn't the only victim that day. 17-year-old Jerean Blake was also killed in a senseless act of violence.