‘They Made History’: Ms. Magazine’s 10 Fave Features of Black Feminists

By Karon Jolna As Ms. turns 50, we are looking back at the life and legacy of some of the groundbreaking Black feminists who have been featured on the magazine’s… Continue reading ‘They Made History’: Ms. Magazine’s 10 Fave Features of Black Feminists

Ten NYC Youth-Led Organizations Selected for Inaugural Youth Organizing and Culture Change Fund Cohort

Pioneering Philanthropic Investment in Young Leaders Using Arts and Culture, and Organizing Strategies to Build Community Power and Advance Transformational Societal Change NEW YORK, NY – The Youth Organizing and… Continue reading Ten NYC Youth-Led Organizations Selected for Inaugural Youth Organizing and Culture Change Fund Cohort

In ‘The Third Reconstruction,’ Peniel E. Joseph Outlines the U.S. Struggle for Racial Justice in the 21st Century

By Rebecca DeWolf At a July 2013 White House press conference, President Barack Obama addressed the Black community’s anguish over the shocking shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The United… Continue reading In ‘The Third Reconstruction,’ Peniel E. Joseph Outlines the U.S. Struggle for Racial Justice in the 21st Century

How the Climate Crisis Affects Reproductive Rights

By Skye Wheeler This reproductive health crisis, brought about by climate change, can look very different in different regions of the world. Around the world, the climate crisis is worsening… Continue reading How the Climate Crisis Affects Reproductive Rights

Raising the Age of Consent-Protecting Young People in the EU

By Teonicaa The current minimum age of consent for sexual activity in the European Union varies from country to country, with some setting it as low as 14 years old.… Continue reading Raising the Age of Consent-Protecting Young People in the EU

She Wins: Here’s to Powerful Black Women Leaders on Screens

By Rachel Bass Casting people of color provides jobs to talented actors who would otherwise be overlooked, but mere “inclusion” in the frame is insufficient. Viola Davis plays the Agojie… Continue reading She Wins: Here’s to Powerful Black Women Leaders on Screens

Benefitting from Female Governors: Could Your State Be Next?

Understanding how and when women run for office could be a useful exercise as voters consider future prospects for their political leaders. November’s midterm elections produced several landmark election outcomes… Continue reading Benefitting from Female Governors: Could Your State Be Next?

HOW NUYORICAN ACTRESS LIZA COLÓN-ZAYAS BROUGHT HER LOVE OF FOOD TO “THE BEAR”

By Becca Beberaggi Last month I binged my new favorite show The Bear, now streaming on Hulu. The story follows the plight of a young, renowned chef named Carmy (played… Continue reading HOW NUYORICAN ACTRESS LIZA COLÓN-ZAYAS BROUGHT HER LOVE OF FOOD TO “THE BEAR”

Pop The Culture

Media and pop culture don’t always represent us. It’s time we tell our stories our way. We live in a pop culture bubble. It’s the social media accounts we follow, the… Continue reading Pop The Culture

Ten Big Feminist Wins in 2022

By SOPHIA PANIGRAHI It’s been a year for the history books—but it wasn’t all bad. Remember when… 1. Feminists throughout the U.S. mobilized in response to the overturn of Roe.… Continue reading Ten Big Feminist Wins in 2022