Archive for February, 2013

For Quvenzhané Wallis and Girls Like Her

For Quvenzhané Wallis and Girls Like Her

I have a piece up on the Bitch Magazine blog about The Onion’s “joke” about Quvenzhané Wallis.

by × February 26, 2013 × Comments are Disabled
Kimberly Elise, Oprah Winfrey, and Thandie Newton in Beloved. Still from The Ascension Blog

Protecting white kids from history

So, this is a thing: a white parent has spent 6 months trying to get the Fairfax County, Virginia school system to ban Toni Morrison’s novel Beloved from its schools…because it gave her son nightmares.

by × February 8, 2013 × 27 comments