What bell hooks Really Means When She Calls Beyoncé a 'Terrorist'

Beyoncé has become a lightening rod yet again, and this time she's attracted the unfiltered attention of critical thinker and author bell hooks. During a New School discussion called Are You Still A Slave: Liberating the Black Female Body with trans author Janet Mock, Free Angela Davis documentary director Shola Lynch… » 5/09/14 3:10pm 5/09/14 3:10pm

Some Cobbled Together Thoughts On The #BanBossy Campaign

I've been thinking a lot about Sheryl Sandberg's new #BanBossy campaign over the last week or so since it debuted. I've read the thinkpieces both for and against, and even the ones that fell in the middle of the road. And after considering all of the very valid critiques, I've realized why this campaign bugs me so… » 3/15/14 3:43pm 3/15/14 3:43pm

Nervous Shoppers Ditching Cards for Cash at Target and Other Stores

Guys, I desperately need to hit Target for a shopping run and I am seriously considering paying for everything like Wu-Tang — cash rules everything around me, C.R.E.A.M. And I’m not the only one. After the holiday hacks of big retailers last year, some consumers are ditching their debit and credit cards in favor of… » 2/03/14 5:00pm 2/03/14 5:00pm