Amandla Stenberg Is The Black Feminist Icon Your Little Sister Needs

 

If you’d told me ten years ago that a bisexual black feminist with natural hair would make the cover of Teen Vogue, I never would have believed you.

But Amandla Steinberg – actress, activist, all around badass – not only graces the February cover, but was interviewed by one of the founding feminists of Black Girl Magic, Solange Knowles, and filmed a dope video campaign to go along with it. And let me tell you – the interview is so good, I just might go out and pick up a physical copy. Continue reading “Amandla Stenberg Is The Black Feminist Icon Your Little Sister Needs”

Here’s Why Ayesha Curry’s Comments On Modesty Were Out Of Line

Once again, those with sizable platforms are using those platforms to spout the same old sexist nonsense.

But let me backtrack a bit. Ayesha Curry, wife of basketballer Steph Curry, shook things up when she shared her views on fashion via Twitter over the weekend. A brief recap: Continue reading “Here’s Why Ayesha Curry’s Comments On Modesty Were Out Of Line”

Amy Schumer on the Cover of Ms. Magazine is White Feminism at its Finest

First off: ya’ll should know better.

Secondly: ya’ll should know better. Ms. Magazine is one of the most respected feminist publications currently in print, but no one thought about, I don’t know, not putting a racist on the cover? Continue reading “Amy Schumer on the Cover of Ms. Magazine is White Feminism at its Finest”