Too Black to Be a Woman, Too Woman to Be Black

I've been having a lot of feels lately about who gets protected in the stories we tell, the news we latch onto, and who gets left out in the cold. Black men who expect Black women to stand up for them but turn around and ignore us. White women who expect us to stand up… Continue reading Too Black to Be a Woman, Too Woman to Be Black

Kicking Open the Gates

I have to say, I'm both gladdened and disheartened by the response to the formation of New Agenda Publishing, but not terribly surprised. The balance of the comments I've seen are positive, but there's that small but vocal contingent. You know the ones. The ones who respond to criticisms about the lack of diversity in… Continue reading Kicking Open the Gates