Rep. Ayanna Pressley Has Disrupted The Eurocentric Aesthetic About Hair

January 21st, 2020|

Black hairstyles are not criticized when they are being appropriated by white […]

Why Reparations: America Needs to Pay Up and Pay Forward

August 30th, 2019|

By Rev. Irene Monroe

One of the lingering impacts of 250 years of slavery followed by 90 years of Jim Crow […]

Volume on Xenophobia and Racism on Blast

July 18th, 2019|

By Rev. Irene Monroe


The white gaze morphed into various permutation
The first time […]

Morehouse will admit trans male students

May 1st, 2019|

Morehouse, however,  has come a long way on GBTQ issues, because the college […]

Hart’s Heartless Apology

December 12th, 2018|

By Rev. Irene Monroe

As one who has purportedly evolved on LGBTQ issues, Hart squandered his elevated profile to educate the […]

An evening with Michelle

November 27th, 2018|

by Rev. Irene Monroe

Her message of self-empowerment to women—young and old—spoke a truth across generations, centering it as the theme […]

Thanksgiving: The original hate crime

November 21st, 2018|

By Rev. Irene Monroe

America’s legacy of hate crimes today is the consequence since the genocide of Native Americans.

Thanksgiving is an […]

A Queer Look at Jonestown at 40

November 19th, 2018|

By Rev. Irene Monroe

With forty years since the Jonestown massacre, a more disturbing image of the Revered Jim Jones’s treatment […]

God’s trans-affirming vote on Question 3

November 14th, 2018|

Jim Crow America restrooms were a hot-button issue, as today, and a battleground for equal treatment.

Across the country, there […]

The Matthew Shepard murder revisited

October 10th, 2018|

According to Jimenez, Shepard’s murderers were not strangers—one is a bisexual crystal meth addict who not only knew Matthew, but […]