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The weaponization of fragile white women tears

If you’ve been paying attention to anything in the news lately, then you’ve seen the onslaught of headlines about racialized violence.…
Books & Literature

Black, Gay and In Love: Alain Locke, Father of the Harlem Renaissance

Philosopher, scholar, journalist, and educator, Alain Locke is considered the Father of the Harlem Renaissance for his support of, and…
Politics

Were Black and LGBT Reporters Banned from the White House Christmas Party Guest List?

In late November 2017, reports began circulating online holding that at least two journalists who cover the White House for…
Opinion

Homelessness and the Death I Fear As a Queer Black Person

As a child, my family seldom spoke to me about sex or sexuality. Not in a healthy way, at least.…
Opinion

Two Queer Black Women Find Sisterhood Beyond the Gender Binary

“It’s interesting how you don’t think about how everything you do is gendered,” the curator and Metropolitan Museum social media…
Film and TV

Academy Award-winning playwright shares experiences as black, queer artist

One day after watching Thursday’s premiere of the Northwestern student production “In the Red and Brown Water,” Academy Award-winning playwright…
Opinion

No More Ghosts: Reviving Black and Latinx LGBT Spaces

We were working poor, monied, without homes, and business owners. Among us were sex workers, drug pushers, and college students.…