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

Lizzo
January 15, 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...

The death of the Black male

The death of the Black male
April 10, 2019

Editor’s Note: Dr. Sabia McCoy-Torres is an assistant professor jointly appointed in the Department of Anthropology and Program in Africana Studies.   Dear Dr. Sabia McCoy-Torres, The...

Complicating Women’s History Month: powerful voices from margins

Complicating Women's History Month: powerful voices from margins
March 13, 2019

As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month this March, citizens reflect on the significance and impact of what it means to be a woman. As the years go by, women are rightfully attaining more opportunities...

Blackface’s history in Mardi Gras

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February 28, 2019

From 1850 to 1870, the United States was a young nation, plagued by inequity and human rights violations. For the majority of that period, white Americans had the right to own human property: black...

Intersections’ top queer black Instagrammers to follow

Hugo Fajardo | Staff Artist
February 20, 2019

Looking for socially conscious memes? Or just need a break from all your midterm studying? Intersections has got you covered with the top five queer Black accounts to follow this month. Celebrate an...

Black history is world history: Exploring African diaspora mythos, religions

Yacob Arroyo | Staff Artist
February 20, 2019

Black history is so massive and enriching, border lines and oceans cannot possibly measure it. During Black History Month, Americans recognize the hardships and oppression Black people continue to face...

When, where to celebrate Black History Month in New Orleans

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February 14, 2019

With Black History Month fully underway, there’s no shortage of celebratory and informative events all over the country. Luckily for Tulane students, there may be few better cities in which to celebrate...

Tulane’s Theatre and Dance Department shines spotlight on the magic of black theatre

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist
February 14, 2019

Before it became a business world buzzword, storytelling was a way for people to connect on an emotional level. The theatre has long offered a platform for this connection on a broader scale. Based...

The best black businesses in New Orleans

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February 14, 2019

Black culture has had an extremely notable influence on New Orleans, even in the face of hundreds of years of adversity. From New Orleans’ establishment in 1718, until the eradication of slavery in 1865,...

Intersections’ top 10 Instagram accounts you need to be following

Intersections' top 10 Instagram accounts you need to be following
January 23, 2019

If you need that occasional break from Twitter, you've come to the right place. This week we're bringing you the best intersectional content on Instagram that you should go follow after reading...

Did R. Kelly hide in plain sight?

Did R. Kelly hide in plain sight?
January 23, 2019

   Courtesy of Flickr Kelly is from my home, Chicago. Not in the way Kanye West is from Chicago – a rapper who fashioned himself into a representation of “Chi-town” until he became...

Intersections’ top tweets of Winter Break

Intersections' top tweets of Winter Break
January 16, 2019

Welcome back Tulanians. Let's kick off the first school week of 2019 by looking back at our endlessly-scrolling Twitter feeds filled with family Vines, "merry Chrysler" tweets, and conspiracy...

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