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Black queer woman Lydia Polgreen named Huffington Post editor-in-chief

What kind of resume is required to run one of the biggest, most powerful news websites in the world? And what would you think that person looks like? If you’re like many of us, because of habit and social conditioning, you’d imagine an ivy league graduate, with experience at a top news outlet like the New York Times, and years of hard work and dedication, which is all true of the new Editor-In-Chief of Huffington Post, Lydia Polgreen. What that conditioning might also suggest is that this woman…See More
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On Whiteness, the Cold North, an Anthropomorphic Orange, and a Scouring Pad

I remember one late, warm, Canadian summer evening when I was young, sitting on the old marked and peeling linoleum of the bathroom floor in the small bachelor apartment of the complex my mother and I lived in, scrubbing my skin with one of the rough green scouring pads from the dollar store she had used earlier that day…See More
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Black queer woman Lydia Polgreen named Huffington Post editor-in-chief

Posted on December 8, 2016 at 9:49am 0 Comments

What kind of resume is required to run one of the biggest, most powerful news websites in the world? And what would you think that person looks like? If you’re like many of us, because of habit and social conditioning, you’d imagine an ivy league graduate, with experience at a top news outlet like the New York Times, and years of hard work and dedication, which is all true of the new Editor-In-Chief of Huffington Post, Lydia Polgreen. What that conditioning might also suggest… Continue

Black Love is great but we also need to talk about emotional abuse in our relationships

Posted on December 7, 2016 at 10:52am 0 Comments

Everyone loves black love. Images of The Obamas, Jay Z & Beyonce, and Will & Jada can touch that place deep inside of us that wants companionship more than we like to admit. Yet, while many of us might love the idea of being in love, few of us have had examples of what healthy black relationships look like. It's a well-documented fact that the same systemic racism that creates injustices that Black Lives Matter protests in the streets today is to blame for the…

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A Letter To Angry White People From Black Santa Claus

Posted on December 7, 2016 at 10:05am 0 Comments

Dear Y. P. Pull;



I know you’re used to the one-way dialogue when you sit your kids down to write their privileged, “gimme mine” letters to me (by the way, I’ve been meaning to tell y’all that your children can’t spell very well, and every year it’s getting worse. Maybe it’s because your kids’ Christmas list is filled with dreams of Grand Theft Auto and iPhones. I haven’t dropped a book by a Caucasian house since the late 80’s but you’re wondering why Abby Fisher…

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On Whiteness, the Cold North, an Anthropomorphic Orange, and a Scouring Pad

Posted on December 6, 2016 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

I remember one late, warm, Canadian summer evening when I was young, sitting on the old marked and peeling linoleum of the bathroom floor in the small bachelor apartment of the complex my mother and I lived in, scrubbing my skin with one of the rough green scouring pads from the dollar store she had used… Continue

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