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Posted by Larada Lee

Learning to Truly Love

September 15, 2020

“Love is the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth. Love is as love does…. Read more »

Posted by Nneka

Jezebels, Mammies, and the Dehumanization of Black Women

September 14, 2020

Popular culture informs much of our understanding of the world and the people around us. For better or for worse, we rely on stere… Read more »

Posted by Aimaloghi Eromosele

Is Liberation “High Vibe?”

September 10, 2020

We’ve all seen it a million times. Maybe on somebody’s mother’s Facebook cover photo or a tacky Forever 21 hoodie: “Good Vibes Onl… Read more »

Posted by Lauren Senwo

Save Yourselves And Leave Black Women Alone

September 8, 2020

“Strong,” independent,” “resilient.” There was a time in my life where I saw these characteristics as noble and empowering. An aff… Read more »

Posted by Kirsten

In Defense of Pete Davidson

September 4, 2020

We can’t claim to be pro-mental health if we don’t work to de-stigmatize the “scary” illnesses This year, at my small socially-dis… Read more »

Posted by Jaz

Ohio Statewide Divest from White Supremacy and Invest in Black & brown communities Campaign

August 11, 2020

Tell your local elected officials they must divest from militarized police and invest in Ohio’s Black and Brown communities! Our n… Read more »

Posted by Jaz

Texas Divesting & Investing Statewide Campaign

August 11, 2020

Take action now to show you believe in defunding the police in order to give Texans healthcare Our state and local officials shoul… Read more »

Posted by Jaz

Alabama Beyond Policing Campaign Summer 2020

July 20, 2020

URGE is participating in a larger campaign being coordinated by ACLU Alabama, which is calling on local officials to make meaningf… Read more »