The manifold credentials of Black women, the ultimate “professional professionals.”
Black women scholars + Why the institution cannot love you
Racial capitalism and beauty + David Brooks and lookism
Reviewing Savala Nolan's excellent 'Don't Let It Get You Down' in NYTBR + the Black essay is having a moment.
On bingeing Canadian detective shows + finding the perfect marriage in fiction
On Black women and the culture of marriage + 'Veil and Vow' by Aneeka Ayanna Henderson + Terry McMillan and the Black publishing boom of the ’90s
Pelletown signaling + The Everyday Healthcare Tax
Why I Hate* California*I don’t hate California per se. I am in L.A. for a few days for a work thing. I will tell y’all about it soon! For now, just know that it was a…
All in With Chris Hayes talking about critical race theory and white moral panic.
Going to Random House + "THICK" events
On credentialed bullshitting + faux-intellectual home décor + racist science of the mind.
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