We Need Your Submissions!

Dear wonderful readers, I wanted to take a break from our hard-hitting articles and fancy photos to remind you that we run off of your submissions. We love having a group of regular contributors, but also thrive off of one-time submissions. If you’d like to join our team or just share a piece of art…

A Conversation About bell hooks and Beyoncé

This past week, The New School of NYC hosted a panel discussion called “Are You Still a Slave? Liberating the Black Female Body.” The panel was comprised of Janet Mock, Marci Blackman, Shola Lynch, and bell hooks. During the discussion, hooks, the author of Feminism is for Everybody, dropped what felt like a bomb. The conversation…

CVS is Quitting, But Will You?

A month into the New Year and the pharmacy chain CVS has publicly announced their resolution: to become cigarette-free by October of 2014. Unlike the 93-96% of smokers who fail at quitting, CVS is committed to a plan to cease selling tobacco products, earning them nearly universal praise for the decision. Despite being a smoker…