Tag: Intersectionality

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Out of the Mouths of Babes Series

The Out of the Mouths of Babes series of posts is intended to serve as a place where real women of color can talk truth about female life with passion, wisdom, honesty, and insight. Submissions of articles, think pieces, interviews, essays, poems, stories, and even videos to this series are more than welcome. They just need to … Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Out of the Mouths of Babes Series

White Men Will Be Boys, Black Men Will Be Predators: Nate Parker, Casey Affleck, Intersectionality, and the Prevaricating Press

Buzzfeed--the "edgy" Internet periodical--has an article up about the fraternal Sundance cinematic wunderkinds Nate Parker and Casey Affleck. In it, the author--young, white, woman--explains why Parker's history of sexual violence tanked his movie, "The Birth of a Nation, and Affleck's did not tank his ("Manchester by the Sea"). She says Parker was accused of "rape" and put on trial … Continue reading White Men Will Be Boys, Black Men Will Be Predators: Nate Parker, Casey Affleck, Intersectionality, and the Prevaricating Press