Will Smith’s infamous slap stirs debate on Black women rights

It started with a Black man slapping another Black man on live television at the globally televised Oscars, presumably in defense of a Black woman who was being ridiculed over her hairstyle. But to many Black people, it was about more than a slap or an insult. It was about Black manhood, about what is … Continue reading Will Smith’s infamous slap stirs debate on Black women rights

Black female journalists and politicians are targets – Diane Abbot

  Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbot has urged Twitter to take action over “highly offensive racist and misogynist” abuse on the platform after a major study found thousands of tweets disproportionately targeting black female politicians and journalists. The Amnesty International study found that black women were 84% more likely than white women to be mentioned … Continue reading Black female journalists and politicians are targets – Diane Abbot