Halos and Horns- Paul Ifayomi Grant

I have been thinking about how to conceptualise an idea that I think most of you will be aware of, either consciously or subconsciously, but which I sense that a large proportion of the younger generations have not grasped. Now, I should make it clear that I think this lack of awareness is not the … Continue reading

Why I will not be seeing Wonder Woman

I almost did it. I selected a theatre and even looked up showtimes. As I began to mentally assemble my outfit and rework my schedule to accommodate viewing the film, I realized that I was all too familiar with this story. Wonder Woman is yet another page in the consistent white female narrative designed to … Continue reading

If we’re the criminals for fighting back….

N*ggerizing the Contemporary Black Body,Bill Maher uses the N word

It happened for the first time when I was seventeen. I was interning for a local politician in Fresh Meadows, Queens. The environment was a predominately white office perched in an affluent neighborhood. My parents were over-protective and would not let me go onto the street and hand out literature, so most of my time … Continue reading