LIFESTYLE

Black girl lounging in bed. Photo via Flickr (Good_1)

In the Fall of 2012 during my freshman year at Howard University, I was introduced to the grave effects of sexual assault by my friend, Alice.* Alice and I were ...

Editor’s Note: This post was originally posted on Malika’s WordPress. The words are her own. This was republished with the author’s permission. t’s been a while since I’ve written on ...
Mike the Tiger on game day at LSU.

Editor’s Note: April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and throughout the month we are collecting letters and stories to share with our community. Want to contribute? Email: atribecallednews@gmail.com! Dear Lieutenant ...
Black girl lounging in bed. Photo via Flickr (Good_1)

n light of all the artists I really admire being so open on their mental health, I figured, I’d contribute to the much needed conversation on mental illness that’s been ...
Black Lives Matter

sometimes think about the state of Blackness in the world, where its been, where its going, its endless potential. I think about how in the age of Black Lives Matter, ...

magine a 4-year-old girl playing on a Harlem playground. She’s laughing and having a great time in the beauty of a warm summer afternoon. Then, all of a sudden, she ...

The Center for Medical Progress (CMP), an anti-abortion group, leaked deceptively edited videos earlier this summer that showcased Planned Parenthood employees speaking in offhand conversation about the selling of fetal tissue. The video series ...

he actual event of my coming out was spread out over a period of three years. I started to acknowledge my interest in the same sex towards the end of ...

Through recent conversations I’ve come to the realization that much of my activism and way about going through the world, consist of trying to plant ideas, or seeds, in people. ...

Serena Williams, the world’s highest ranked women’s tennis player, recently won her 21st Grand Slam at Wimbledon. Yet her spectacular athletic accomplishments have been overshadowed by critiques of her femininity. ...