With ‘Luke Cage’, Marvel Finally Does Right By Black Women
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With ‘Luke Cage’, Marvel Finally Does Right By Black Women

In 2008, the Nerd Game™ changed forever when Iron Man dropped out of the sky like some fire ass Wu-Tang Clan joint (shout-out to the other, other Iron Man, Ghostface Killah). It’s been eight years since that happened. And in those eight years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has managed to morph into a robust and … Continue reading

For Colored Girls Who Are Tired of Lena Dunham When Her Racism Is Enuf
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For Colored Girls Who Are Tired of Lena Dunham When Her Racism Is Enuf

I debated over what I would name this piece for a minute. Should I dedicate this to “colored girls” (Black women and Black feminists) since we’ve been battling “Lena Dunhams” since the beginning of time? Or should I dedicate this to the Black men Lena Dunham maligned, who, historically, have been killed because of the … Continue reading

Ghosts of Emmett Till: Why We Must Clapback At Amy Schumer’s Racist Tweet
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Ghosts of Emmett Till: Why We Must Clapback At Amy Schumer’s Racist Tweet

*co-written by Wicked Womanist* Does that title make you uncomfortable? Does potentially confronting the forces that contributed to the atrocity that was the murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till rub you the wrong way? Good. Because if that’s the case, this tweet should bother you as well: I’ll be honest with you. A lot of my … Continue reading

Our Top 10 Posts of 2015
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Our Top 10 Posts of 2015

What’s shaking, lovers of the Zoo? It has been the hottest of minutes since you heard from us. We apologize for this, as we are preparing to get our lives and get ourselves together in the new year. That said, while 2015 was an incredibly ROUGH year for us—and many others—it did have its extreme … Continue reading

About This Nicki Versus Miley Feud: Nicki Doesn’t Have to be the “Bigger Person”
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About This Nicki Versus Miley Feud: Nicki Doesn’t Have to be the “Bigger Person”

Last night, I made the conscious decision not to watch the VMAs. After tuning in and suffering through it for the last two years for the sake of you lovers of the Zoo, I decided that I needed a break from the tomf*ckery, mediocrity, and shenanigans that are the VMAs. And judging by the various … Continue reading