To Protect Herself Against White Supremacy, Roxane Gay Reveals She's Purchased Firearms: 'I Got Me a Berretta'

As one of the most prominent voices of our time, author Roxane Gay is acutely aware of the power of her words. But when it comes to white supremacy, it’s gonna take a lot more than eloquent speech to preserve her safety. This is why on the latest episode of her podcast, Here to Slay, during a discussion with co-host…

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For the 1st Time in Over 100 Years, Virginia Won’t Celebrate Lee-Jackson Day. Trust Me, It’s Exactly as Racist as It Sounds

So, we need to have a serious conversation about how Virginia might take the cake for most racist state in the union. For the first time in over 100 years, the state won’t celebrate Lee-Jackson day, and yes, the holiday is related to the Confederacy.

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