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Quita Tinsley

We Must Act Now in the Face of Transphobia

We’re only days into 2017 and three trans people have already been murdered. During the first week of the year, Mesha Caldwell, a Black trans woman, was found shot to death in Mississippi. Three days later, two-spirit woman Jamie Lee
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We Should Still Be Talking About Flint a Year Later

Three state of emergency declarations, two years of lead contamination, and one year of national media visibility later, Flint, Michigan residents still do not have drinkable water. It has been a year since Flint mayor Karen Weaver declared a state
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The ACA Coverage Gap and Its Deadly Implications

As the December 15th deadline approaches to sign up for 2017 market exchange plans, affordable health insurance remains out of reach or at-risk for too many Americans. Since Donald Trump was elected, progressives have been preparing to fight tooth and
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Self-Care is My Political Tool

On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, I woke up refusing to let the election impact me. In a matter of hours, I had completed chores, ran some errands, and had been looped into a conversation planning an anti-Trump rally. By 6:30pm
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Birth of a Black Feminist Podcast

Last Friday, a dynamic duo of petty Black feminists “popped their trunks” and shared with the world The Black Joy Mixtape. Hosted by the High Priestess of Black Joy, Amber J. Phillips, and the King of da South, Jazmine Walker,  
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Coming Out and Dispelling Anti-Blackness

Today, October 11th, marks the 28th National Coming Out Day, a holiday that highlights the potential power in coming out for LGBTQ people. It also highlights the ongoing homophobia, biphobia, and persistent challenges faced by LGBTQ people, whether they choose
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