Tag Archives: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Wisdom from Women of Colour.

Many moons ago I shared some of my favourite quotes on feminism from men and women, white people and people of colour (POC). Today, I thought I would pay special attention to the magic and wisdom of women of colour (WOC), and the richness they add to not just feminist thought, but society as a whole. […]

Being an Ally for Black History Month.

Black History Month, originally known as “Negro History Week,” was created by the historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926. One of the first African Americans to receive a degree from Harvard University, Dr. Woodson noted that most history books largely failed to acknowledge the contributions of African Americans to society. Woodson dedicated much of his […]

Oscars 2016: Why Do We Care About Such Privileged Problems?

2016 Oscar nominations for acting. The 88th Oscars air this weekend, and with it comes an all white nomination list for the best film and every acting award. Again. This is the second year in a row the Academy has chosen not to nominate a person of colour for an acting award. This year, the […]

Is Beyoncé a “Bottom Bitch” Feminist?

Queen Bey. Mrs. Carter. The love of my life. Are you, or are you not a feminist? In the past many critics have doubted the performer’s identification. From decrying her choice of costumes/clothing to her concert titles, critics have declared Beyoncé ‘not feminist enough’. Real Colored Girls yesterday wrote for Huffington Post that Beyoncé is […]