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The Radical Politics of #selfies

Nov 22, 2013 @ 1:02 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 34 Discussions

@bad_dominicana I used to criticize “selfies” until I understood the radical politics behind them. The fact that POC/fat/femme/queer & etc+

— Sister Outsider (@FeministGriote) November 21, 2013



@bad_dominicana find ourselves attractive despite the steady diet of self-hatred we’ve been fed is nothing short of miraculous.#vivalaselfie

— Sister Outsider … read more →

Orange is NOT the New Black

Aug 19, 2013 @ 2:28 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 26 Discussions

Full disclosure: At the time I wrote this post I was only 7 episodes in. 

After weeks of seeing the hashtag #OITNB invade my #BlackTwitter feed and after some of the cast members were featured on the Melissa Harris-Perry show , I had to succumb to the adult peer pressure … read more →

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“White People Fatigue Syndrome”

Apr 23, 2013 @ 10:24 am | By TheFeministGriote | 43 Discussions

Cacunissimo March 2013 cover


I have recently come down this condition called “white people fatigue syndrome” it is a term I am borrowing from bell hooks essay “Representing Whiteness” that can be found in the book titled Black Looks. Truth to be told, I am not the only person of … read more →

My thoughts on Jada & her colorblind society

Mar 22, 2013 @ 1:55 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 3 Discussions

Recently Jada Pinkett-Smith took her facebook page and shared her thoughts on a colorblind post-racial society.

Will there ever be a day in which women will be able to see each other beyond race, class, and culture? There is a question I want to ask today. … read more →

Benevolent Patriarchy: My take on Lupe Fiasco’s Bitch Bad

Aug 27, 2012 @ 9:59 am | By TheFeministGriote | 19 Discussions

The other day my homie texted me and stated that I needed to check out Lupe Fiasco’s new video for his song “Bitch Bad.” I had no real want to watch the video. I heard the song awhile back, read an article about the song, … read more →

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What came first the chicken or the apathy?

Jul 30, 2012 @ 8:57 am | By TheFeministGriote | 5 Discussions

We are knee-deep in the political cycle and it’s ugly. President Obama is doing his best to remind people of all the things he’s done and, how vastly different he is from Mittens. Mitt Romney is threatening to defund Planned Parenthood, rollback Roe v. Wade, … read more →

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From a feminist gaze: Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta

Jul 02, 2012 @ 12:30 pm | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

Mona Scott-Young the executive producer of Love & Hip-Hop has outdone herself. Her second installment of Love & Hip-Hop which takes place in Atlanta, is a controversial hit from the gate. The show will be airing it’s third episode tonight and already it has garnered … read more →

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