Tiffanie Drayton

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This is not the way. READ MORE »


News

When people ask me about whether or not I want to have children, the conversation is often very short and quite simple. For college-educated black women, the shortage of suitable black men is quickly becoming a reproductive rights issue, with many of these women opting out of motherhood all-together after finding their options in the… READ MORE »


News

Melissa Harris-Perry’s recent resignation  from her show on MSNBC highlights one hard-to-swallow truth about America’s “establishment” media: It still does not understand or care about what is important to black people.

The New York Times reportedthat Harris-Perry and the network had a difference of opinion for what should be covered on her show that was known… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Beyonce’s recently released video “Formation” debuted to virtual standing ovation for some pretty obvious reasons. Not only did she manage to make a visual that is both stunning and captivating, the four minute clip was loaded with political messages about feminism, police brutality and even a statement on the flooding of Hurricane Katrina. To a large… READ MORE »


News

Spoiler alert: It’s the dominant culture, not those who are historically and continually oppressed. READ MORE »


Entertainment

 Are white people the only ones who can be accused of cultural appropriation? The short answer: Yes. READ MORE »


Entertainment

“Ain’t I a woman?” is a question we still have to ask in 2016 and that’s ridiculous. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

As a 26 year-old woman who has had her fair share of sexual experiences, one thing I can say for certain is that I have matured into a lady that not only knows what she wants, but also is not afraid or shy to ask for it.  The other thing I will also admit is… READ MORE »


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As a 26-year-old, college-educated Black woman, the day that commemorates Martin Luther King Jr., or any other Civil Rights leader, has special significance to me. I am a direct beneficiary of the sacrifices made by Black women and men to secure rights for minority people in the United States of America; my education and career… READ MORE »


News

As a Black woman and college graduate, I want to stress the importance of having classes that connect women of color to their struggle, allowing them to form critical opinions of the societal structure pervasively recreated by media and culture. READ MORE »


News

Last week, Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty of 18 (out of 36) counts of rape and sexual misconduct. Some of his victims gathered to sing him “Happy Birthday” as he was carted off to jail after sobbing relentlessly like a fool in the courtroom. Many have taken to social media to comment on the outcome of the… READ MORE »


News

Black women, as a demographic, refuse to be oppressed and silenced and that refusal is giving us the space to be heard, enumerate our struggles and demand justice. This makes me proud. READ MORE »



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