OPINION

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 ...
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, ...

In many “progressive” digital and non-digital circles,  Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont), a Democratic candidate for president, is “the one” and “the only.” At this point in the campaign, it is ...

On July 10, I was able to see firsthand the official removal of the confederate flag from outside the South Carolina state capitol on the morning of July 10. This ...

We met on move-in day of my freshman year in college. It was like those stories you always heard: boy meets girl and then boy and girl move in together ...
Kerry Washington on Scandal

Despite Russian reassurances that Moscow’s troop buildup along Ukraine’s eastern frontier is for a military exercise, its growing scale is making U.S. officials nervous about its ultimate aim. President Barack ...