Exploration of Blackness: Appreciation v. Appropriation

Monday, February 27, 2012

Me appreciating and then appropriating my co-worker Shanell I had a lot of reservations about ...

Exploration of Blackness: Sustainability

Friday, February 24, 2012

The Green Movement, as we call it, is progressing rapidly. We are seeing shifting ideals in almost...

Exploration of Blackness: The fear of mental illness

Friday, February 24, 2012

Me & my son, Gavin My experiences with Blackness lie in the complicated juncture of communic...

Join Us at the Our Families Coalition LGBTQ Family Night!

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Are you an LGBTQ family living in the Bay Area? Come join Strong Families, as we attend Our Famili...

Exploration of Blackness: Not Black Enough

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Me with my mother (far left), two sisters and our dog, Bab Beautiful Sunny California, the ocea...

Exploration of Blackness: Moral Hazard

Thursday, February 23, 2012

By Alexander Dede The idea of the nature of things is a fallacy. To be specific, it is an appeal to tradition. You often hear this when p...

Exploration of Blackness: Tattooing while Black

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Kirk tattooing a customer Like so many other plights of people of color in America, Black tatto...

Exploration of Blackness

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

  By Shanelle Matthews Earlier this month we published a blog that outlined the monolithic a...

Chris Brown--not forgiven

Monday, February 20, 2012

On Grammy night 2009, I was disgusted like everyone else when news broke of Chris Brown’s ...

The Weight of Internment

Friday, February 17, 2012

My grandmother, Sumi (middle), with her parents and sisters “Five FBI man come take Papa away.” ...

Women asked to keep legs and mouths shut

Thursday, February 16, 2012

What is going on today? Some excerpts, great videos, and a petition to sign.  Because the panel of...

We have arrived

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

We have ARRIVED! Both Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are ON the contraception clusterfuck. If you read or watch nothing else on this is...

We are winning

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

In the last couple of weeks, lots of people and institutions have weighed in on women's health c...

Love is

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

by Shanelle Matthews As expected, today’s news reflects the many ways people all over the world ...

This V-Day, protect access to birth control!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

This Valentine’s Day, students on campuses across the country are calling on their Senators and Spea...

What's love got to do with it?

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

by Nina Jacinto I've always had an internal battle with holidays. I can never seem to meet ...

SAFIRE is in session!

Monday, February 13, 2012

by mai doan, SAFIRE organizer SAFIRE at the 2011 Summer Celebration For the last two sessions,...

Womanist AND a sports fan?

Friday, February 10, 2012

by Tavae Samuelu, Grassroots Fundraising Coordinator Linsane in the Membrane Me and sports, we...

Help us recruit for ACRJ's young men's program!

Thursday, February 09, 2012

by mai doan, SAFIRE organizer Hey all! Happy Thursday! We are excited to welcome back ACRJ’s Youn...

Total eclipse of the breast

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Climbing Mt Shasta to raise money for the Breast Cancer Fund By Lisa Russ The Komen/Planned...

Making friends with AMIGOS

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

By Priscilla Hoang Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is an organization dedicated to developing young people’s leadership skills thro...

NAFTA for Asia?: free trade is an attack on strong families

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Last week's rally for a fair deal or no deal in Los Angeles! by mai doan, SAFIRE organizer ...

The 411 on breasts, Komen and Planned Parenthood

Friday, February 03, 2012

Have you been seeing a whole bunch of talk on your Facebook, twitter and elsewhere about the Pink Ribbon Problem?  Susan G Komen, an o...

This is my Black history, not yours

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

by Shanelle Matthews Photo by Tre Stewart Black Women Writers -- a timeless book that lays p...