The title is perhaps melodramatic—but publishing a quarterly periodical means that occasionally there is scrambling to pull together an issue. This is particularly true when the journal, like Sinister Wisdom, is an all-volunteer enterprise.
“The purpose of Run is to build a team around a
woman candidate so she succeeds. Not every woman has a squad, and that’s why we’re here.”
When media outlets treat women politicians as women first, and politicians second, they are feeding into an already sexist culture where many voters believe that men make better politicians than women.
Palantir Technologies was once one of Silicon Valley’s darlings. The U.S. data-analytics company had the financial backing of Peter Thiel and other Bay-Area billionaires; it was a combination of big data and big money that many thought couldn’t lose. But the novelty of tech giants has worn off as big data has become synonymous with […]
The reality of mortality. A no-holds-barred look at history. The urgency of reckoning with race. And, of course, a complicated scandal. This week’s picks take on hard truths—and tell them well.
The Internet is still celebrating the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s fourth World Cup victory. We’re not complaining.
R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago under a 13-count indictment on Thursday on new charges including child pornography, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice. Today, prosecutors in Brooklyn also charged the performer with a five count indictment accusing him of leading an organization that engaged in the kidnapping, exploitation and trafficking of women […]
This Disney remake needs more than just a “black mermaid.” We need a story with a black feminist imagination.
“Playboy, we don’t believe that you deserve the best parts of any of us. We don’t believe that you deserve our Black girl experiences and our dances as fodder for consumption by a readership which often has little to no regard for Black girls and are often the buyers of Black girls.”
This month, I’ve picked 16 titles. Which will you read?