The Tulane Hullabaloo

Living Lizzo’s truth hurts: The challenges of being an unapologetically fat Black woman

Lizzo

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

January 16, 2020

There is no better way to start the new year than cleansing the trolls out of your life. On Jan. 5, Lizzo, breakout icon of 2019, did just that. Lizzo said goodbye to her Twitter account, citing the “too many trolls.”  The largest wave of Lizzo trolls took Twitter by storm in mid-December when images and videos of Lizzo wearing a bu...

African American Women’s Society shapes new space for black women at Tulane

African American Women’s Society shapes new space for black women at Tulane

Lauren Flowers, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2018

Though Tulane is focusing on increasing racial diversity year by year, black students still make up a relatively small demographic at the university — less than 9 percent, according to Tulane’s most recently released statistics. Given these numbers, it can be easy to feel out of place in Tulane’s predominantly white commun...

Online dating while black: How racial discrimination affects which way we swipe

Online dating while black: How racial discrimination affects which way we swipe

Jessica Galloway, Intersections Editor

September 26, 2018

The age of the internet has revolutionized many aspects of our lives, including the way we date. Unfortunately, the racial discrimination that one might experience in real life does occur online as well. Black people, and black women in particular, have a harder time finding their matches online. In...

Kimberlé Crenshaw: race scholar speaks on erasure of women of color

Kimberle Crenshaw

Emily Fornof, Nile Pierre, and Canela Lopez

October 4, 2017

"[Intersectionality] has been gentrified in the sense that people to whom it initially designed to recognize have been pushed out of the discourse," Kimberlé Crenshaw said at a lunch for Tulane student leaders, staff and faculty members on Sept. 25. "[Women of color] can't be completely pushed in t...