Golliwogs, Chains, & eBay

Lest you read the title and conclude that this author has lost her mind completely take comfort in knowing that I didn’t know what a…

Black Twitter Flexes its #BlackPrivilege

Last week, the #BlackPrivilege hash-tag gained momentum on Twitter, reportedly created as a response to the discovery of a (neglected?) tumblr blog and, perhaps, just being plain tired of having to ward off cries of "reverse-racism" whenever black people speak out loud about the lived experiences and daily microaggressions many of us have to navigate .