Tag Archives: Black Girl Dangerous

On cynicism, calling out, and creating movements that don’t leave our people behind

Tweet   Lately, I’ve been thinking about the ways that the movements for social justice of which I am a part deal with mistakes folks make publicly. I’ve been thinking and talking with my friends about how quickly we shun and publicly shame our folks that are in a different place from us politically, how [...]
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The Case Against “Allies”

TweetMia McKenzie, Editor-In-Chief of the Black Girl Dangerous blog, has an interesting and, I think, spot on assessment of “allies” to social justice movements. In a recent post she wrote: I’m kinda over the term “ally.” Between Tim Wise’s recent (but not new) bullshit, a recent visit to a college where some so-called allies don’t even [...]
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Black Girl Dangerous and Julio Salgado radicalize childhood cartoon characters

Tweet This week in awesome, Black Girl Dangerous commissioned artist Julio Salgado to draw childhood cartoon characters as social justice organizers. Mia McKenzie explains the genesis of the project: Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Farah Goes Bang.” Dare to hope again: on incarceration and parenting. Paternity leave isn’t just about fathers. Reclaiming indigenous papahood. Blast from the very recent past: the Great Dad. Listen to a panel on labor and feminism moderated by Sarah Jaffe. RAINN praised the recent SCOTUS decision on DNA collection, but how will it [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Patrick Stewart answers a fan’s unexpected question. Sex workers engage in democratic political processes. Duh. It’s not just Facebook that has an online hate speech problem. Donate to Transgender Studies Quarterly. Jessica writes about #FBrape as a potential feminist tipping point at The Nation. A letter to the President on the anniversary of Dr. [...]
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