Other Writings

Black Like Who? Rachel Doezal's Harmful Masquerade (New York Times)
Making Black Women's Lives Matter (Fusion)
A Sunday Kind of Love: Sex and Spirituality in the Black Church (Bitch Magazine)
Going "Down Home" A Lost Ritual (Chicago Sun-Times)
No Disrespect: Black Women and the Politics of Respectability (Bitch Magazine)
Singled Out (Ms. Magazine)
Precious Mettle (Bitch Magazine)
12 Years a Female Slave--Not Coming to a Theater Near You (The American Prospect)
All Hail the Queen (Bitch Magazine)
A Twerk Too Far (The American Prospect)
Leaning In While Black (In These Times Magazine)
Who Is The Black Zooey Deschanel? (Blog)
What Mitt Romney must do to woo women (Guardian)
What's Wrong with Honey Boo Boo? (Clutch and XO Jane)
Outrage at Chris Brown is easy. Try compassion for Rihanna (Guardian)
A Black Mom-in-Chief is Revolutionary (Clutch and XO Jane)
Making Peace with Tyler Perry (Clutch Magazine and XO Jane)
The Only Black Chick in the Mosh Pit (Clutch)
Black Female Athletes Still Too Big for the Mainstream (Frugivore)
When Will "Glee" Stop Ignoring Race? (Blog)
Natural Hair Is Not Unhealthy (Newsweek/The Daily Beast)
Why Liberals Love TVs Fictional Conservatives (The American Prospect)
Lady Antebellum And The Glorification Of The Pre-Civil War South (Blog)
If You're A Bigot When You're Angry, You're A Bigot All The Time (Blog)
The Assumptions Behind the Black Marriage Crisis (Guardian)
Marriage is Like Kitchenware and it Doesn't Matter What Men Want (Clutch)
Can A Sistah With Rainbow Hair Get Respect (Blog)
Mad Men And Society's Race Problem (Change.org)
Winfrey Harris' Law: Stop Comparing Things To "The N Word" (Change.org)
What's so funny about Antoine Dodson? (Change.org)
Middle Americans Are Not Just White, Christian, Working Class Folk (Huffington Post)
When Allies Fail - Pt. 1 (Blog)
When Allies Fail - Pt. 2 (Blog)
What Is Race Between Friends? (Blog)
Raising The Dead (Blog)
Nappy Love Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Embrace The Kinks (Blog)
Being Selfish: Having Control and Being Selfish With Our Bodies (Clutch)
Black America is not Shawty Low (Clutch)
The Lie of Inherent Black Dysfunction (Clutch)
Gimme that Old Time (Tribal) Religion (Clutch)
Gender Equality Doesn't Mean Having It All (Clutch)
50 Shades of Grey Review (Clutch)
Women Should Be Mommies and Mommies Never Win (Clutch)
Speak for Yourself (Clutch)
You Can Have Your Chitlins And Eat Them Too (Clutch)
How To Say "I'm Sorry" (Clutch)
Loving Black Women Is Not An Affliction (Clutch)
The Problem With "Let A Man Be A Man" (Clutch)
The Willow Test: What Reaction to Willow Smith Says About Us (Clutch)
If Childcare and Housekeeping Were Important, Men Would Do Them (Clutch)