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bell hooks Interviews Kevin Powell on Black Masculinity

Over the weekend I listened to the below interview sponsored by my alma mater, The New School. bell hooks (my favorite feminist social critic) interviewed author and activist Kevin Powell, focusing specifically on black masculinity as discussed in Powell’s recent memoir… 166 more words


Stuff: How Much is Too Much?

In the Blackish episode Stuff Dre and his parents Pops and Ruby go back and forth about how much stuff is too much for the kids on Christmas. 541 more words

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The Chop Shop: Blackish

The “chop shop” is a slang term for the barbershop in the black community. In this episode of Blackish, Dre takes his two sons to the barbershop and expects them to respect and honor the unwritten codes of the barbershop. 426 more words

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Feminist Reflections on my Spiritual Sabbatical

As I think about my role as a prominent leader in the Movement for Black Lives in DC and recognize the ways that masculinity and middle class dominate cultural values have biased by leadership, I am excited by the possibilities that feminism has to offer me. 895 more words


A Little Boy Wants to Write His Own Story

Here is a short video about a boy, Capri Hall (7). It’s one of the videos on Intergenerational Stories of Black Masculinity from the Museum of the African Diaspora. 100 more words


Am I A Nigger?



Am I A Nigger?

               Am I A Nigger?

                                                      Am I A Nigger?

And if the answer is yes? Don’t be afraid to show it! 35 more words

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The Evolution (Or Devolution) Of Masculinity: Discussion on Susie Arnett's "The Testosterone Project"

Susie Arnett sits down with HuffPost Live Host, Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani, to discuss her series, “The Testosterone Project,” which explores society’s fresh take on the concept of masculinity and how it is evolving. 16 more words

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