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

Babe Alert: Eris Eady

I first met this amazing young woman when she was in high school. She might've been a junior. She was already busting people's heads in poetry slams all over the city of Cleveland, though. Her poetry was so breathtakingly real, I was either laughing, crying, or hallowing whenever I heard her. Eris's gift was - … Continue reading Babe Alert: Eris Eady

Daily Prompt: Cling

via Daily Prompt: Cling So my favorite Internet provocateur, Jill Is Black, has this really smart video about "the revolution" in which she skewers those black people that imagine themselves in be in the cultural vanguard for using respectability politics--which are really just a set of behavioral expectations black people have compiled based on how … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Cling