My Thing Is: It’s clearer now than ever before that we do not know which men will make us unsafe. We do not know which men will simply hate us because we are women. Despite that, we have to claim our space.
When black films come out, Stacia L. Brown explains at the Prospect, the response of black audiences can be categorized in seven ways: "doubt, guilt, self-preservation, annoyance, anger, vulnerability and acceptance."
Looking at the alarming case of autistic 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo of New York City, who disappeared two weeks ago, Stacia L. Brown explores at Salon how racial bias can hamper efforts to solve cases of missing children.
Clutch magazine's Stacia L. Brown says that U.S. hurdles champion Dawn Harper can't compete with her Olympic teammate Lolo Jones when it comes to press, and wonders whether the African-American athlete's complexion has something to do with the attention discrepancy.
Clutch magazine's Stacia L. Brown says the unarmed 13-year-old's shooting death by an elderly neighbor is difficult to understand, but that shouldn't stop us from talking about this most recent racially charged tragedy.