Category: Columns

(Non)Toxic Masculinity Columns

Linked Fate and the Wounds We Carry

Robert Monson

Months ago, I was privileged to converse with some colleagues and a mental health researcher, Dr. Olajide. In this particular conversation, Dr. Olajide facilitated a conversation about Kanye West and other celebrities that seem to garner intense reactions within our communities, most acutely from Black men. Although our conversation primarily centered around Kanye, I couldn’t […]

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No, Bridgerton does NOT need to address racism

Kristina Button

Note: This article contains descriptions of Bridgerton that some readers might consider to be minor spoilers and links to articles that contain spoilers.Can Black folks get a moment of peace? Can we exist without always having to address our collective trauma?  Since the start of the pandemic, I have found myself implementing every imaginable method […]

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