NJ High School Invited Prom Attendees to ‘Party Like It’s 1776,’ Sparking Outrage Because, You Know, 1776 Wasn’t a Party for Everyone 

Inviting any person of color to party like it’s any time before the 1980s (I’m being super-generous here) is less of an invitation and more of a threat. It’s not really even safe to party as a person of color in 2018. Yet, somehow, educators and prom organizers at Cherry Hill High School East in New Jersey thought it…

#BlackMomMagic: District MotherHued Caters to Millennial Moms of Color in Nation’s 1st ‘Momference’

Even in the year of our Lord 2018, it is hard in these United States to find inclusive, welcoming spaces that actually feel that way if you’re a person of color. That’s why, often, if black people want to be represented in a space—whether it be hair, makeup, clothing (what is “nude”?), workspaces, you name it—we have…

Watching the Racist Lawyer Who Threatened to Call ICE on Spanish Speakers Run Away From Reporters Is My New Favorite Thing Ever

I’m a simple person who finds pleasure in the simple things in life. But of the many simple things I enjoy—watching the sun rise, listening to Beyoncé sing, stalking cat/dog videos online—watching racists get clocked is undefeated, and this week delivered in the most delightful of ways when it comes to Aaron…

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