A change in our policy is a step in the right direction.
Author: Emma Akpan
Gospel Music Doesn’t Need Kanye’s Remixing
We don’t need Kanye to remix our liberation.
I’ve Lost Faith in the Way the Black Church Polices Women’s Bodies
Black women do not need to follow a White supremacist standard to receive God’s love.
How I answered a call to preach in college, and abandoned it
“I believe I was called by God. My insecurity screamed so loud that I couldn’t hear it.”
How a King-Sized Bed Showed Me I was Still Battling Self-Esteem
Trashing everything and starting over cleared my mind and heart so I could truly listen to my own voice, and learn of my true desires.
The GOP Health Bill Is an Attack on Our Sexual Rights
Three years ago, I got an IUD after trying a couple different brands of the pill. In an era of regressive health-care policy, I’m afraid I may not be able to afford a replacement of my preferred contraceptive method.
North Carolina’s Policies Don’t Keep Anyone Safe
Gov. McCrory and state leaders talk about protecting women, but they should be concerned with protecting the safety of all residents, especially the most vulnerable: transgender residents.
Lemonade refreshed my spirit. I didn’t feel exploited, commodified, or powerless, bell hooks.
I’m a woman that grew up in the church and I’ve has always struggled with my spirituality. For me, Beyonce’s latest work Lemonade is theologically and spiritually freeing.
Now that Raleigh police have listened, city needs timeline to implement changes
When Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown announced her recent series of community forums, she said she wanted to build relationships and enlighten and empower the community.
Why Invoking Martin Luther King Jr. In Response To The Tamir Rice Verdict Misses The Point
MLK did not advocate for peaceful protest.