From Lucille Bogan in the 1930s to Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion today, Black women have long celebrated their sexuality. Hess Love's "Heauxin' Blues" playlist proves this. Black sexuality has been celebrated in song for generations. Suffice it to say,
Systems of oppression are breeding grounds for abuse and exploitation. The alleged abuses on DeGeneres' show are not separate from those structures. In recent months, allegations of a toxic and exploitative work culture pervading The Ellen DeGeneres Show surfaced after dozens
Train to Busan cautions us against what can happen when we don't care about other people, both personally and politically. It’s a reminder to actively practice empathy, especially when lives are at stake.
Art, particularly about systems of oppression, necessarily has to choose a side. After all, choosing not to speak out for those who are oppressed, is also choosing a side. By Ragini Srikrishna "All art is propaganda…" Upton Sinclair A full year before
Ahsoka Tano is a reminder that you can’t save everyone. Love alone does not conquer all, and to quote someone from my chosen family, love shouldn’t hurt. This essay contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Clone Wars By Rebecca Wei Hsieh I’ll admit,