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Rape and Red Tape on the Reservation: Why Native American Women Are Fighting For Plan B
Posted on: Mar 23, 2012, Source: Colorlines.com
The GOP's Latest Southern Strategy Transports Us to the 19th Century
Posted on: Feb 29, 2012, Source: Colorlines.com
How the GOP's strategy combines racism and sexism.
On Baby Blue Ivy Carter and the Alleged Ugliness of Blackness
Posted on: Jan 17, 2012, Source: Colorlines.com
Protecting ourselves from society's racist beauty "standards."
Four Ways Obama’s Birth Control Fail Hurts Young Women of Color
Posted on: Dec 12, 2011, Source: ColorLines
What It's Like to be a Young, Black, and Transgender Woman in Washington, D.C.
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.
What Do Herman Cain and Joe Paterno Have in Common?
Posted on: Nov 12, 2011, Source: ColorLines
How Personhood Mississippi Perverts Black History to Fight Abortion
Posted on: Sep 12, 2011, Source: ColorLines
White Men Impersonating Lesbian Bloggers Want Everything But Burdens
Posted on: Jun 16, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com
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.
Anti-Choice Zealots Don't Care About Depriving Poor and Minorities of Cancer Screenings, Birth Control
Posted on: Jun 5, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com
Conservative efforts to restrict reproductive rights at the state level are an attack on the poor and minorities.
Chris Brown Needs More Therapy, Less F.A.M.E.
Posted on: Mar 28, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com
Unpacking the consistent problems with the popular R&B singer.
GOPer Who Tried to Change Definition of Rape Now Promoting Women's Rights -- But Only in China
Posted on: Mar 8, 2011, Source: ColorLines
The Police Murder of 7-Year-Old Aiyana Jones Is Even More Tragic Than You Think
Posted on: May 25, 2010, Source: Colorlines.com
Aiyana Jones wasn't the only victim that day. 17-year-old Jerean Blake was also killed in a senseless act of violence.
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