In her new book, Franchise, Marcia Chatelain explains how black franchise owners became the backbone of the industry.
A group of progressive attorneys is refusing to enforce new abortion laws. But in a legal landscape so hostile to choice, is deliberate inaction enough?
Greensboro didn’t have a “shootout” and Tulsa didn’t have a “race riot.” But it took decades of work for language to catch up to history.
Racism has a powerful, sneaky way of inflicting shame.
Textbooks have been slow to incorporate black humanity in their slavery narratives. And they still have a long way to go.
Abortion Regret lays out a history of criminalization as a process that includes sowing stigma, creating systems of surveillance, manipulating or compiling new data, and establishing who gets to be a worthy victim.
Each experiments with telling maternal health stories in her own way, and at least two want to shift the Black maternal health crisis narrative to emphasize Black life, community self-help, and #BlackJoy.
Understanding the Black women who seized a common pantry item—and, with it, power.
The push for a national Martin Luther King holiday prompted a fierce political tug-of-war, on campus and off.
It’s a timely, connective, and expansive book; one that calls us to remember that the Black freedom struggle is an ongoing labor movement in places far and wide.