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Dr. Rhonda Matthews
Editor’s Note: This installment will conclude our three-part series that considers the extensive impact of Black women on politics in the United States. Stay tuned in for legislative coverage at the state level from our monthly column, Under the Dome.  Representation Matters “Representation matters” has become a way to dismiss underrepresented people while pretending to...
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The idea of government, whether big or small, and the role it plays in the individual and collective lives of Black people is a constant discussion in Black communities, even when government itself isn’t named. The prevailing notion that social problems are the direct result of programs, policies and directives of the existing governmental/legal structures...
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Editor’s Note: This is the first in a multi-part series that considers the extensive impact of Black women on politics in the United States. Though not new in praxis in our own communities, #trustblackwomen is slowly becoming a fairly common chorus, even in the mainstream. Where would this country be had it begun to trust...
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In response to “The Complicated Genius of Taylor Swift’s Newfound Rage” … bullshit. Or what’s so complicated about white feminism, privilege and appropriation? Christopher Columbus in a formal gown. This is not to say that Swift has appropriated the cultural identifiers of other subcultures … (all the time), but contrary to the position of Diane Pecknold, the...
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