Queefing, breastfeeding, eating pussy, period sex, putting your baby in the garbage… Ali Wong’s unapologetic and hysterical assertions of her body, motherhood, and sexuality in her latest Netflix comedy special “Hard Knock Wife” expand the possibilities of Asian womanhood. Similar to her first Netflix comedy special “Baby Cobra,” Wong is very, very pregnant in “Hard … Continue reading Ali Wong & the Glories of Asian Womanhood
As a Black woman working in white spaces, my perception of racial dynamics has been questioned, minimized, or denied altogether. Over time, the experience of not being believed, especially by people I thought were my friends, wore away my sense of self. As I entered the professional world and sensed this happening to me, it … Continue reading Why I Love Being a Black Girl
The Salt Collective writers have been profoundly shaped by the theology and life of Dr. James Cone. So we wanted to honor his life and mourn his passing by writing how much he meant to us. For most of my time in the Evangelical world, my passion for justice was, at best, politely tolerated by … Continue reading For All the Ways James Cone Changed Our Faith…We are Grateful
Black Panther is a film by black people, for black people –– from all across the deeply beautiful spectrum that is the African continent and its vast diaspora. It is a film for them and their ancestors. For we who are white, I think it’s appropriate to consider a few things when it comes to … Continue reading 9 Things White People Need to Know Before Going to Black Panther
“Mass incarceration will be halted only by a moral awakening.” (Gilliard, Page 9) Dominique Gilliard’s forthcoming book, Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice that Restores, reframes and reimagines the movement to end mass incarceration in ways that are practical, challenging, and encouragingly accessible. Gilliard skillfully weaves together sociology, theology, and personal stories to awaken our minds, … Continue reading Review: Rethinking Incarceration by Dominique Gilliard Brings Theological Awakening to Mass Incarceration
For seven years I attempted to impact the young minds I crossed paths with every school day. Eventually I felt I could make a greater impact innovating through technology from the outside in. I retired from my position in September 2016 and began focusing more on a startup I founded called Shortiez which we are piloting this school year.