RACISM

Opinion

How Internalized Racism Amplifies White Supremacy

By attempting to defend Juileanna "Yes Julz" Goddard against her stigmatized relationship with Black women, Daniel Caesar instead revealed the insidious nature of internalized racism.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
3.20.19
Culture

Angela Davis Addresses the Whitewashing of Feminism and Islamophobia

"I want to argue for a feminist perspective that understands that we cannot simply reform institutions like prison and the police."
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
3.19.19
Weed

Fighting Inequality in the Ever-Expanding Legal Weed Industry

These women of color advocates explain how cannabis businesses must break the cycle of injustice with community investment and equal access.
Hannah Hickok
3.18.19
year in review

97 Easy Ways to Be a Better Person

No matter who you are, there are always ways to be kinder to one another. Here are some ideas.
Inês Mendonça
12.27.18
The Scarlet Letter Reports

The 'Nightmare' That Made Black Legislator Kiah Morris Resign

In this episode of "The Scarlet Letter Reports," Amanda Knox speaks with Kiah Morris about living through an onslaught of white supremacist hatred and threats while fighting to represent her district.
Diana Tourjée
12.20.18
Op-Ed

Meghan Markle's Status As a Woman of Color Leaves No Room for Error

The mainstream media has an unhealthy obsession with nitpicking her every move.
Bianca Betancourt
12.12.18
Photos

Evocative Portraits Exploring Black Femmes' Relationship with Hair

In the new photography show "Plaits, Princesses + Pink Moisturizer," Black women and nonbinary people from the UK talk about how their hair influences their identity and everyday lives.
Zing Tsjeng
11.7.18
she's running

How Women Candidates Navigate Sexism and Racism in Their Campaigns

Twenty-one-year-old Morgan Zegers, candidate for the 113th New York State Assembly District,​ says women who've previously run for office tell her not to wear pink and to use big words to sound smart.
Broadly Staff
10.30.18
Culture

Black Women Can't Get Angry

Serena Williams and Cardi B had very different motivations for publicly getting upset this week, but many common reactions to each incident speak to the same kind of misogynoir.
Victoria Uwumarogie
9.13.18
Islamophobia

Muslim-American Woman Says TSA Forced Her to Show Them Her Bloody Pad

In a complaint filed by the ACLU, 27-year-old Zainab Merchant claims that TSA agents subjected her to a two-year program of enhanced, intrusive, and humiliating security checks at airports around the US, simply for being a Muslim-American.
Sirin Kale
8.24.18
history

California’s Dark History of Forcibly Sterilizing Latinas

A new bill, which currently sits in the Assembly, would identify and compensate the survivors of California's forced sterilization program, which disproportionately targeted Latina women.
Kimberly Lawson
8.16.18
Power

51 Percent of People of Color Experience Racism in LGBTQ Communities

A new Stonewall survey reveals that LGBTQ communities in Britain are not as welcoming and progressive as you might think.
Zing Tsjeng
6.28.18
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