Tag Archives: People of Color

Erykah Badu’s New Video for “Window Seat”: Feminist Art or Shameless Publicity Stunt? (NSFW)

TweetThis weekend, the blogosphere was taken by storm when Erykah Badu released a music video for “Window Seat,” the first single off her brand new album. Definitely check it out if you haven’t already, although please be warned that this is most definitely Not Safe For Work. In the video, Badu is seen stripping down [...]
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The Feministing Five: Selly Thiam

TweetSelly Thiam is the founder and executive producer of None on Record, a sound documentary project that collects the stories of QLGBT Africans from the African Continent and the Diaspora. Selly, who is of Senegalese descent, was born and raised in Chicago. She came out in high school, and found herself searching for women like [...]
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Celebrating Black Women Writers: Zora Neale Hurston

Tweet The Frisky has an awesome series of images and stories about black women writers and artists, that are not as often heard of, including Ntozake Shange, Judith Jamison, and my very favorite Zora Neale Hurston. I recently re-read Their Eyes Were Watching God, for the book I am writing, because  I was reminded of [...]
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Adoptees of color speak out against international adoption of Haitian children

TweetFollowing the earthquake in Haiti some people have been pushing for adoption of Haitian children by folks in the global north. This includes Penny Young Nance, CEO of the anti-choice, anti-feminist organization Concerned Women for America. A group called the Adoptees of Color Roundtable has issued a Statement on Haiti written from the perspective of [...]
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Is Homophobia in Uganda Perpetuated by Black Self-Hatred?

TweetBy now, you’ve probably heard about the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill that initially threatened to execute gays, and now threatens to imprison them. And you may also have read in Courtney’s excellent piece on the subject that the NY Times, among other news sources, has reported that American right-wingers are on the forefront of this Ugandan [...]
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