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‘I feel intimidated’: TikToker says she’s the only Black woman at a tech conference

'I try to talk to some of the people here, and I don’t feel like they really care to listen.'

On Jun 11, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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Picture of mother cooking while on oxygen support sparks debate online

'Can this unconditional love trope that forces women to not take rest stop already?'

On May 23, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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This brand wants to support Black girls—and they’re getting bad reviews for it

Many of the reviews were racist.

On Mar 2, 2020 by Brooke Sjoberg

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Rebel Wilson blocks enough Black people to start a hashtag

She did not take well to Black people pointing out their erasure.

On Nov 5, 2018 by Alex Dalbey

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The witches taking over your TV are more queer, less white—and it’s about time

On 'Sabrina' and more, witches are finally representing those who best relate to their plight.

On Oct 30, 2018 by Nick Moutvic

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Different strokes: How Black women are changing the adult film industry

Behind the camera, Black women are finding their power.

On Aug 20, 2018 by Kristina Nguyen

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Why women are leading the resistance, not men

The more marginalized you are, the more dire the fight.

On Feb 13, 2017 by Jaya Saxena

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Diversity in fashion is better but still terrible, says new survey

The industry still hasn't caught up with its consumers.

On May 6, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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The groundbreaking scientist behind the film ‘Hidden Figures’

You need to know Katherine Johnson. Here's why.

On Feb 16, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey

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There shouldn’t still be a glass ceiling for black actresses in 2015

#BlackGirlsWinning was trending at the Emmys on Sunday, but why did progress take this long?

On Sep 22, 2015 by Derrick Clifton

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White men know all there is to know about diversity

Let's just leave all the work to Matt Damon and Vanity Fair. They know best.

On Sep 15, 2015 by Derrick Clifton

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Here’s why Caitlyn Jenner is so terrified of being sent to a men’s prison

Forget 'Orange Is the New Black.' For transgender women, prison is even worse.

On Sep 14, 2015 by Mari Brighe

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The problem with how we celebrated #WomensEqualityDay

Can we really call it a celebration of all women?

On Aug 27, 2015 by Derrick Clifton

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Trans community mourns India Clarke, the 10th trans woman of color murdered this year

Her family is raising funds online for the funeral.

On Jul 23, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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LGBT community rallies to #FreeMeaganTaylor, a trans woman arrested in Iowa

The trans woman of color was thrown in jail after hotel staff wrongly assumed she was a sex worker.

On Jul 20, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara