My womb is not a burial site: What is motherhood to Black women facing abortion & the loss of their children?

By Amber Butts Female octopuses die from anemia and exhaustion 2-10 months after they give birth. They spend those months protecting and cleaning their eggs. They do not eat. As my body spread over a cold chair and a doctor said words I did not understand, I shook. I took two pills and waited for… A […]

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When A Culture Produces This Much Sexual Assault, It’s No Accident… It’s Patriarchy (a repost)

When A Culture Produces This Much Sexual Assault, It’s No Accident… It’s Patriarchy Patriarchy is ‘the’ culture that gave birth to the ‘isms’. 1st sexism, then classism, than racism, etc. It is hierarchical; (rich) white men at the top and they dominate and control everybody else…(white) women, poorer white men, and the ‘rest of us’. […] […]

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ain’t sh*t men [a reblog]

I enjoyed this piece mostly because it was written by a man to men on their shitty behavior [instead of an angry woman who is fed up. I hear you, sis, but it’s time men take that responsibility]. In a patriarchal society, of course some men learn that they can do anything. Say anything. Have […]

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Black Every Friday

I hate to admit that I watched a tiny bit of local news this week. I saw plenty of coverage of the Planned Parenthood “shooter”, the San Bernadino “attacks” and the Chicago protests….. but NOTHING in regards to the case of the inhuman Daniel Holtzclaw. Not a peep. In short, Holtzclaw is/was a POLICE OFFICER […]

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sons

Rape culture is the worst kind of teacher our kids are learning the most from. Heavy. ❤

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