Brittney Cooper



Oct. 1 2013 4:23 PM
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. 
Sept. 19 2013 9:43 PM
Despite formidable accomplishments by African Americans like President Obama and Oprah Winfrey, achieving a postracial America is a long ways away, Brittney Cooper writes at Salon. 
Sept. 4 2013 3:55 PM
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. 
Aug. 16 2013 10:52 AM
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."
Aug. 14 2013 1:05 PM
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.
July 6 2013 12:20 AM
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."
Jan. 27 2012 8:04 PM
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.