Queen Quinta: Why Quinta B. Is Everything—and Every Woman

Quinta Brunson—better known as Quinta B.—stole our hearts years ago as a video content creator for BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, with her dry wit and deadpan delivery. In the three years since, we haven’t been able to get enough of her reliably hilarious, always relatable videos. She hasn’t disappointed, inking deals with…

In Nod to Shirley Chisholm, Cincinnati Councilwoman Brings Her Own Seat to the Table at Swearing-In Ceremony

Shirley Chisholm, the trailblazing New York congresswoman who was the first black woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and the first black candidate on a major party’s presidential ticket, once said, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” The phrase served as a mantra and…

Taunting Kim Jong Un Into World War III Seems Like a ‘Violent Threat,’ so Why Won’t Twitter Suspend Donald Trump’s Account?

If, by chance, you happened to be invited to my house to play Mafia and eat some takeout from Nicky’s Thai Kitchen (I recommend the crab fried rice and the shrimp pad Thai) and you were greeted at my front door by my 2-year-old daughter, you’d probably think it was cute but mostly vaguely neglectful. Because why are…

Killing the Donald Trump in Us: How to Be Less Like the Man We Elected to Lead Us

Despite late-2016 blather about the “forgotten white people,” those of us comfortable with reality have agreed about what led to the rise of Donald Trump: seething racism, toxic masculinity, nihilism and greed. Some also say it was the news breaking shortly before the election that there had been a BET party at the…