Representation For Black Boys Matters Too

Many people don’t realize that toys are one of the earliest ways we are trained in gender stereotypes. This is a conversation that’s especially heard when discussing feminism and girls, but what about Black boys? Jennifer Pierre found herself asking this same question and decided to answer it by creating Melanites, a line of dolls for…

No Offense to Mrs. Morrison But…

Where are our bookworms? If you love amazing writers like Toni Morrison, James Baldwin, Octavia Butler and Junot Diaz, why not expand your library with even more authors of color? Many people claim there just aren’t that many good ones out there but this list of ten writers will make you clap back at them with…

The Deep Roots of African-American Cooperative Economics

“African-Americans started using cooperative economics from the moment they were forcibly brought to the Americas from Africa, at first for practical reasons. They realized that their survival depended on working together and sharing resources. They had collective traditions from the African nations and civilizations they came from, that they applied in the Americas when they…

Three Black Architects You Should Know

Robert R. Taylor, Vertner Woodson Tandy, and Paul R. Williams are names we definitely didn’t learn about in school but are a part of history none the less. These three Black men are pioneers in the field of architecture in the United States.  

10 Latinx Feminist Writers to Know

Hate-crimes that target women, or femicide, is undeniably present throughout many parts of Latin America. These 10 writers took to pen and paper to address femicide through their writing.

In Formation: 4 Women of Color Accept Tech Award

The Crunchies is an award ceremony hosted by TechCrunch that spotlights the coolest companies in the tech world. In a field still largely  male and white, 4 women of color representing tech company Slack, accepted the”Crunchie Award” for Fastest Rising Start-Up this year.  We’re here for it Read More…

Onna-bugeisha: Female Japanese Warriors

“The menfolk of these islands have had their martial ideals since time immemorial, but there have been many women with that fighting spirit, too.” To learn more  

Former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine Brown & Urban Farming

Ever heard of West Oakland Farms? Now you have! Established by former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine Brown, age 72, West Oakland Farms is an urban garden, cooperative, business incubator, and prison re-entry program in the California’s Bay Area. Check it out! Read More About West Oakland Farms