The Femisphere: A Link Roundup

A weekly news round up on the state of Body Politics & Body Justice   Another young Black woman, a teenager, is 'found dead' after being held less than 24 hours in a Kentucky Detention center. Shaun King examines how the recent death of "Gynnya McMillen in police custody is a sure sign that we have become the … [Read more...]

The Femisphere: A Link Roundup

A weekly news round up on the state of Body Politics & Body Justice    This week there was a Twitterstorm when the hashtag #TraditionallySubmissive started trending after UK Prime Minister David Cameron said that Muslim women are traditionally submissive. Fariha Khan writes her response for Huff Post UK.  Ruwan … [Read more...]

Fat Black Women Feel Good and That’s a Problem

By Tami Winfrey Harris Here is exhibit thirtyleventybillion of how the positive attributes of black women are twisted, folded and rejiggered to be negative through a racist and sexist lens. … [Read more...]