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Olivia A. Cole


Olivia Cole is an author and blogger, contributing to the Huffington Post, xoJane, and others. She is the author of A Conspiracy of Stars.

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The 9 kinds of Donald Trump tweets—and what they mean for America

This is Trump's terrifying vision for our future.

On Aug 25, 2015 by Olivia A. Cole

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I was slut-shamed for being molested by my teacher

'Slut-shaming isn't about sex. It's about control.'

On Jul 22, 2015 by Olivia A. Cole

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Why the racist students behind the Oklahoma frat video don’t deserve privacy

This video shows us a face, a face that we need to give a good, hard look.

On Mar 13, 2015 by Olivia A. Cole

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Why police officers use black faces for target practice

Police officers are using black faces as target practice, and that's only part of the problem.

On Jan 27, 2015 by Olivia A. Cole

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The toxic police response to #ICantBreathe

Does being black in America always mean holding your breath?

On Dec 17, 2014 by Olivia A. Cole

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10 women who changed the tech industry forever

History might have forgotten the contributions of these female pioneers, but you shouldn't.

On Dec 15, 2014 by Olivia A. Cole

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Whoopi Goldberg reminds us that women fart too—and that’s OK

Here's the stinky truth about ladies' butts.

On Dec 11, 2014 by Olivia A. Cole

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What Piers Morgan doesn’t understand about the ‘N-word’

There's a reason the backlash against Piers Morgan's Daily Mail op-ed vent viral: It's the worst kind of allyship.

On Nov 11, 2014 by Olivia A. Cole

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The accidental racism of Matthew McConaughey’s Redskins nostalgia

Matthew McConaughey might "dig" redface, but Native Americans don't.

On Oct 22, 2014 by Olivia A. Cole

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This is why John Grisham’s child porn comments are so dangerous

It's not just about "60-year-old white men." The real issue is so much bigger.

On Oct 20, 2014 by Olivia A. Cole