Intersected: Black, female, and unprotected

By MaLaysia Mitchell What’s the deal? Over the past couple of weeks, the phrase “protect black women” has been trending all over social media and on various news outlets. This has been a summer of heightened racial awareness, and Intersected is pressing into this moment.  With Black Lives Matter signs plastered across storefronts, television screens,…

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Intersected: life chances of Black African refugees in the U.S.

This week’s post focuses on the life chances of Black African refugees in the U.S., taking a look at the labor market, how knowledge of the English language plays in (you’ll be surprised!), and what an appropriate faith response might look like.

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A Blog Award: Repost from Blind Injustice

I am honored to be nominated by this fellow blogger and thankful to the Intersected team for producing such great content. To read Brendan’s original post and get connected to other blogs on racial equity, read on! During my two-week hiatus from blogging, I was nominated for the Ideal Inspiration Blog Award by Em at…

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Intersected: housing discrimination in Chicago

By Sophia Porter Over the past couple months, income inequality between Blacks and their white counterparts has been at the forefront of conversations about racial inequality on the national stage. The figures are staggering, prompting a myriad of questions. One that’s particularly close to my heart relates to housing. Can we fully take into account…

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Intersected: the great Black athlete

Why will fans root for athletes every week but question their experience as a Black person in their community?

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