As mainstream companies discover the profitability of Black consumers, Black-owned businesses are threatened to be squeezed out of existence. In the United States, Blackness has always been profitable—just not always for Black people. Whether through theft of labor, or co-option of
Eric Garner was killed by the people who should have helped him, but those representing his murderer are blaming his fatness. This essay contains discussions of racialized state violence, Black death, scientific racism, and fatphobia It's been almost five years
It's the fastest growing industry in the country, but am I profiting from an industry that is doing nothing positive for my community? By Brianna Holt When I was in middle school, my older brother was arrested for possession of weed
Kiese and Tressie both wrote for, to, and about those of us who carry Blackness with us everywhere we go. The thin white woman beside me folds her legs all the way up and gathers her knees to her chest.
Baby Sussex is certainly important in terms representation and symbolism, but we have to reckon with the idea that representation alone isn’t anything more than the visibility of a few individuals. Monday morning, Meghan Markle the Duchess of Sussex, delivered her