“I love myself when I am laughing, and again when I am looking mean and impressive.”
LADY POWER / MEMORIAS

“I love myself when I am laughing, and again when I am looking mean and impressive.”

Zora Neale Hurston was a writer, poet and anthropologist. She was born on January 7, 1891 in Notasulga, Alabama, but she spent her childhood years in Eatonville, Florida, an all black community where her father became the mayor. In her story, Their Eyes Are Watching God, a similar place is depicted where black folks can control their … Continue reading

Cesar Chavez: A Life Remembered
MASS MEDIA / NEWS

Cesar Chavez: A Life Remembered

Diego Luna, Director of the new Cesar Chavez biopic, finally released a teaser trailer. Michael Peña plays the labor leader and America Ferrera, his wife. Dolores Huerta is portrayed by, Afrolatina, Rosario Dawson. It’s exciting to have people of color portray characters other than gangsters or maids in a mainstream Hollywood feature. The significance of … Continue reading

Free Chelsea Manning
COMMENTARY

Free Chelsea Manning

“I understand that my actions violated the law. I regret that my actions hurt or harmed the US. It was never my intent to hurt anyone. I only wanted to help people.”  I remember the first time I saw the US Apache video in the Iraq War, leaked thanks to whistle blower Chelsea Manning. For 30 minutes, … Continue reading

Solidarity is for White Women
NEWS

Solidarity is for White Women

If you haven’t noticed, twitter is imploding with discussion on feminism, racism, and good ol’ hearted oppression olympics. #solidarityisforwhitewomen is allowing women of color and white women to have a relatively open dialogue about their frustrations, assumptions, and outright confusion with what it means to be in solidarity. The hashtag was started by @Karnythia, after … Continue reading