Archive for the ‘Mind Over Chatter’ Category

What Happened FeministGriote, where you been?

Sep 02, 2015 @ 11:26 am | By TheFeministGriote | 6 Discussions

 I think about writing every single day. I start writing in my head, I go to my computer or cellphone to try and write,- and the bravery  leaves. The words leave. The necessity to write leaves. This is my new normal, and it terrifies me.

These … read more →

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A guide to allyship & interracial friendships

Jan 30, 2015 @ 4:13 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 8 Discussions

Back in August  The Public Religion Research Institute published a study that really painted a grim picture of Americans social networks. That study showed that 91% of white Americans have an all white friend circle and only 5% of that circle consists of people of … read more →

Motherhood and intersectionality; Black kids need more than love to survive in a racialized world!

Oct 08, 2014 @ 1:38 pm | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

Jennifer Cramblett and Amanda Zinkon the white lesbian Midwest couple have made major news because they are suing a sperm bank for giving them the sperm of an African-American male, instead of that of a blue-eyed blonde-haired white man that they requested. This story has garnered … read more →

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The Humanity & reality behind #StrugglePlates

Nov 28, 2013 @ 9:39 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 4 Discussions

It is the day after Thanksgiving or Genocidal Day . If you are fortunate enough, you may have some scrumptious leftovers that you will be feasting on for the next couple of days. On a major holiday like Thanksgiving FB, Twitter, & Instagram is swarming … read more →

All critique of Miley isn’t hatred rooted in slut-shaming

Oct 05, 2013 @ 11:46 am | By TheFeministGriote | 10 Discussions

Yesterday I was called “whorephobic” anti-sex workers and accused of asserting a privileged view point becase I tweeted the following,  “Sinead gave Miley some sound advice.” Not sure which or what privileged stand point I was espousing, but that is Twitter for you, people hurl … read more →

The Curious Case of Antoine Dodson

Sep 18, 2013 @ 5:24 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

I just became the happiest man alive!! My beautiful Queen and I are having a baby!!

— Kevin Antoine Dodson (@antoinedodson24) September 18, 2013


One of our favorite internet sensations Antoine Dodson who became famous for protecting his sister from a near sexual assault, has announced that … read more →

Rachel Jeantel & respectability politics

Jul 01, 2013 @ 10:40 am | By TheFeministGriote | 35 Discussions

“what i learned from the internet today is that if you’re a Black person who is on the phone, while walking home, minding your own DAMN  business & you’re about to be gunned down by a racist, please make sure you’re on the phone with … read more →

Allow me to reintroduce myself my name is FEMINISM.

Mar 04, 2013 @ 8:59 am | By TheFeministGriote | 3 Discussions

“My feminism will be intersectional or it will be bullshit!”-Flavia Dzodan

There has been lots of murmuring among some feminists and those outside of feminism trying to redefine and reconfigure feminism. I and many other feminists felt no need to engage in … read more →

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Cory Booker & his appropriation of the poor

Nov 26, 2012 @ 1:19 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 6 Discussions

America has a new Mayor. This title was once held by Rudy Guiliani, but he has been eclipsed by Newark’s Mayor Cory Booker. Booker is by far everyone’s favorite do-gooder, statesman, and superhero. He has been called Superman, and quite frankly that title isn’t the … read more →

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Democracy & dissent two peas in a pod.

Nov 12, 2012 @ 11:33 am | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

It’s the day after Veteran’s Day. The day America sets aside to thank the men and women who give their lives, mental fortitude, and their limbs to ensure that we as Americans are not only physically safe, but we are safe to rage against the … read more →

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