Viola Davis, Cultivation Theory, and the 2015 #Emmy Awards

I won’t pretend I didn’t cry this morning. I didn’t watch the Emmys live last night, so waking up to the news that not only did Viola Davis win herself an Emmy (as I predicted back when she de-wigged on primetime), but two other black women, (Regina King for American Crime and Uzo Aduba for Orange is the New Black) had also left with trophies, has left me floating on a cloud of #blackgirlmagic that has lasted the entire day.

But it has also left me thinking long and hard about why these victories matter on a sociopolitical level. Read More Viola Davis, Cultivation Theory, and the 2015 #Emmy Awards

PoC News In America

OMG GUYS, this week. We don’t even know where to begin. Wait, yes we do, let’s get to it. Read More PoC News In America

PoC News in America

We’re fully immersed in holiday spirit but that won’t stop us from reality checking with a quick look at the news.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This edition of dispatches is full of new blogs to read and a bunch of great videos.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s our roundup of the best that ladyblogland had to offer.

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