Category: African American Studies

Misogynoir and Kamala Harris

Misogynoir and Kamala Harris

—Moya Bailey
Misogynoir is not simply the racism that Black women encounter, nor is it the misogyny Black women negotiate; it is the uniquely synergistic force of these two oppressions amalgamating into something more harmful than its parts.

Tracing Black Lives Matter Back in Time

Tracing Black Lives Matter Back in Time

—Paula C. Austin
Young Black people’s engagement in campaigns against anti-Black violence has a long history, even well beyond what many conventionally understand to be the civil rights movement.

The Force to Accelerate the Masses

The Force to Accelerate the Masses

— Joshua M. Myers
Hip hop became the literal grammar of a generation who then moved and made history in the late eighties and nineties.