In light of the controversy surrounding Grambling State football players' protests over school conditions, Brittney Cooper explores at Salon how massive Republican-driven budget cuts have endangered the welfare of this and other HBCUs.
At Salon magazine, Brittney Cooper relates the incident in Washington, D.C., involving Miriam Carey -- the African-American woman who tried to crash her car into a White House barrier -- to the current dysfunction on Capitol Hill over the right to health care.
In Salon magazine, Brittney Cooper argues that because laws don't do enough to protect women like Marissa Alexander, women often find themselves in dangerous situations where they are forced to protect themselves.
Arguing at Salon that high-quality public education has always been a pathway to the middle class for people of color, Brittney Cooper admonishes Republican lawmakers for defunding urban school systems.
Historically, the travails of African-American women have always played second fiddle to those of black men, Brittney Cooper observes at Salon, following the uproar surrounding the now-pulled "Harriet Tubman Sex Tape."
It cuts both ways, Brittney Cooper writes at Salon in response to a recent poll that found that 40 percent of white people and 25 percent of nonwhites have no friends of another race. "All of my close friends are black," she writes.
Writing at Salon, Brittney Cooper says that Jay Z and President Barack Obama rely too heavily on their ability to inspire black Americans instead of achieving measurable works to move the culture along.
In a gut-wrenching piece at Salon, blogger Brittney Cooper tackles racism, weightism and stereotypes by recounting an experience she had over the holiday while flying home and accidentally seeing the text of a fellow passenger that described her as a "big fat n--ger."
The attempts by George Zimmerman's attorney to portray Trayvon Martin's friend -- dark-skinned and plus-sized -- as "combative" is a classic way to discredit the validity of black women's traumas, Brittney Cooper writes at Salon.
Crunk Feminist Collective blogger Brittney Cooper breaks down the Arizona governor's finger-pointing gaffe in five points, including that it was disrespectful and that white privilege does not allow white people to see white rage.