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While at lunch with a friend a few years ago, she couldn’t locate her lip gloss, so she emptied her purse out on the table to find it. She didn’t have much in there—an iPhone, a wallet, her keys and a small make-up kit. And also, a can of pepper spray.

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Angela Rye, Black Women, Charlamagne Tha God, Featured, Misogynoir, News, Sexual Assault, True Blue, Video -

This week we were all reminded that no one on the planet is above reproach, not even Black Twitter media darling Angela Rye.

The post Defending Misogynoir: Why Angela Rye’s tone deaf defense of Charlamagne was a BAD look appeared first on theGrio.

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Black Panther, Entertainment, Howard University, Killmonger, Misogynoir, News, Wakanda -

Howard University history professor Daryl M. Scott is not piling on the effusive praise for Black Panther. Unlike some of the anti-Black Panther memes and videos circulating online, Scott's piece is not a click-bait, shock value type of offering.

The post Howard University professor says ‘Black Panther’ fails with angry Black man stereotype and a conservative fantasy even Trump would love appeared first on theGrio.

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Black Panther, Black Women, Entertainment, Kilmonger, Michael B Jordan, Misogynoir, Opinion -

The misogynoir is strong with Killmonger, the anti-hero in the Ryan Coogler directed Marvel blockbuster Black Panther. It’s an accurate depiction of real life African-American men in contemporary society.

The post Killmonger is a fictional character in ‘Black Panther’, but his misogynoir is real appeared first on theGrio.

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#WOCAffirmation, Black Women, Feminsim, Harvey Weinstein, intersectionality, Misogynoir, News -

Thanks to dueling hashtags on Friday the 13th, Twitter users got a front row seat to a course on intersectionality.

The post Black women school Twitter on misogynoir with #WOCAffirmation appeared first on theGrio.

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Black Women, Kenneka Jenkins, Misogynoir, Misogyny, News, Opinion, Opinions, Sexism -

“The Most disrespected woman in America is the Black woman. The most unprotected woman in America is the Black woman. The most neglected person in America is the Black woman.” – Malcolm X This past Sunday the body of Kenneka Jenkins was found dead in a deep freezer of the Crowne Plaza hotel in Chicago […]

The post History shows us there’s no protection for Black women in America appeared first on theGrio.

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Entertainment, French Montana, Misogny, Misogynoir, Sexism, Twitter Beef -

French Montana is catching heat for calling a woman online as a "crusty dusty rusty ass hoe [sic]" during a Twitter exchange.

The post French Montana under fire for calling woman ‘nappy hoe’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Alexis Ohanian, Entertainment, Interracial Dating, Misogynoir, Misogyny, Opinion, Race, Serena Williams, Sexism -

As Malcolm X said, “The most disrespected person in America is the black woman," and the black men who are mad at Williams only prove this to be more true.

The post Serena Williams owes black men nothing for her white fiancé appeared first on theGrio.

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