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When I read those #blackwomenatwork Tweets, I wondered how Black women haven’t collectively just given up on society and forged our own brand new world elsewhere. more

Apr 3, 2017 3:24 PM At the Intersection 2 Comments

In case you missed it, now that Casey Affleck won a Golden Globe and is receiving Oscar buzz for Manchester by the Sea, Amy Zimmerman at The Daily Beast wrote a nice little rundown on the sexual harassment allegations made against Affleck. more

Jan 9, 2017 3:06 PM At the Intersection

There are probably white people reading this thinking, "That's ridiculous!" Please consider that most white people have one Black friend, as reported by the Public Religion Research Institute. more

Dec 12, 2016 5:35 PM At the Intersection

Election night, I couldn't take it, watching the states come in red. I went to bed at 10 p.m. When I woke up to a phone full of text messages, I knew something had gone terribly wrong in the night. more

Nov 14, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

Men love to boomerang back into your life. I was traveling through Yosemite, when L.G. hit me up exactly a year after our last text convo. more

Oct 17, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

You'd think a woman who closed out the summer single AF would be a little bitter about checking out a romance movie alone. But my love of the First Family runs so deep I was willing to see Southside With You solo. more

Sep 12, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

As a woman, the wage gap is the injustice that tastes most bitter to me—although not being able to walk around freely after dark and listening to men speak to me like I'm a toddler are a close second and third. more

Aug 22, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

It was 2014, and my hairdresser’s scissors flitted about my head like steel fairy wings. Other hairdressers passed her, commenting how “brave” I was—I was having five inches of hair snipped off. more

Jul 27, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

DG took me to my first gay bar. I'd known him since our freshman year of college. One afternoon, he'd walked across the quad wearing white sunglasses and I had hollered at him, "Where did you get those and why aren't we friends yet?" more

Jun 27, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

I love that my ass is big enough to body double for Nicki, but being shaped like Nicki Minaj in a city full of Taylor Swifts has its challenges. Recently, I was at a coffee shop pretending to work on my memoir, when a thin blonde walked in ... more

May 30, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection