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Why Zola’s Adventure Is Amazing and Depressing at the Same Time

The tale of two strippers is funny, yet exploitative.
10/30/2015

Why Being 'Un-Rape-able' Is Not an Actual Thing

Damon Wayans's comments on sexual assault are dead wrong.
09/09/2015

Steve Harvey’s New Season of Sexism

Things go weird on his talk show.
08/30/2015

The Freedom to Bare Boobs

Topless panhandlers in NYC are not criminals.
08/25/2015

Commentary: Handle Your Body Like Olivia Pope

Let's all adopt Kerry Washington’s beauty philosophy.
08/19/2015

Say What! Curvy Women Shouldn’t Wear Herve Leger?

Black bodies helped make this dress popular again.
08/17/2015

Commentary: A Letter to My Freshman Self

What my younger self and you should know about college.
08/13/2015

Commentary: Allure ’s Big (Huge!) Black Hair Mistake

The beauty magazine stuck an Afro’d foot in its mouth.
08/05/2015

Commentary: Sandra Bland, Suicide and the Myth of the Strong Black Woman

Black women can commit suicide, even if Bland didn’t.
07/28/2015

Commentary: The Power of Speaking Out About Bill Cosby

New York magazine's bold new cover is powerful.
07/27/2015

Commentary: The Shame in Shaming Amandla Stenberg

The actress has every right to get mad in public.
07/14/2015