Angela Helm
Ms. Bronner Helm is the Senior Editorial Director at Colorlines. Mouthy Black Girl. Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Fellow. Shea Butter Feminist. Virgo Sun, Aries Moon.
Oct 5

I think having that many dead cops on your lawn is a disaster. What are the consequences for that going to be?

Aug 31

The car horn thing is real, regardless. In fact this terrorism tactic was used as recently as... 2 months ago during the height of the NYC protesting. The police drove their cars through Harlem all night with the sirens blaring as a sleep deprivation tactic.

Aug 31

I'd definitely go more in the B range for this one, but still pretty good. 

Aug 31

I didn’t realize Emmett Till’s nickname was Bobo. He was the kid in the cellar who asked the Ouija board if he would have a nice trip...

Jul 29

hmmm...I thought it was the racism sowing government that divided people.

Hmm, guess I was wrong.

And as a fellow black person, it isn’t wise to use your blackness to justify bullshit. Kinda makes you seem shittier.  

Jul 29

Why should he? He said what he said. And this isn’t anywhere near vitriolic. It’s biting, sure, but it’s humorous, and it’s 100-fucking-percent correct.

Jun 29

I don’t know how many Canadians are on here, but a few years back there was a real debate within the (especially Toronto, Ontario) gay community about whether or not the police should continue to be invited to Pride. Read more

Jun 17

Thank you for telling Macie’s story to as many people as you could reach. Her life mattered and we will never forget it.

May 11

He’s just copying a page from the GOP handbook. Much like they started and continue to blame everything from stubbing their toe on something on the Clintons, he will always, always blame everything on Obama. Even when he’s out of office, he will take to Twitter and spend his days blaming any difficulties he has on Read more

Apr 2

I commend your post but I would lump Obama in there as well, he has literally disappeared. There is zero black leadership at this time; nationwide or NYC wise. Also same with the Clintons, and last I checked, still lived in Chappaqua. Doing nothing for the state of NY.
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Mar 18

Even introverts have their limits. This situation is about to test that. 

Oct 8 2017

I feel no guilt. Just frustration. Frustration that an intelligent man thinks it’s acceptable behaviour. Frustration that my siblings - who were raised by the same mother - give him a pass. But I have no qualms about calling him on his shit. (I think my sibs are thinking about inheritance issues. I feel the more Read more

Sep 30 2017

“Listen, what does the American flag have to do with your perceived oppression?” Read more