The unspeakable truth about slavery in Mauritania
Tens of thousands of people – mostly from the minority Haratine or Afro-Mauritanian groups – still live as bonded labourers, domestic servants or child brides
Shouldering more responsibilities at home is a big reason women are paid less than men and fall behind men in their careers, researchers say.
Amid a sweeping workplace trend pushing collaboration, some people are finding they play a little too well with others, causing stress and overwork.
Although bearing witness to these women’s murders is often gut-wrenching and exhausting, it’s also necessary. Because if we (black women writers) aren’t telling these stories, they often don’t get told at all.
I have a secret,” I said to my new friends at school. I whispered it so that they would see I was reluctant to mention it. The key, I felt, was to underplay. “My father is Steve Jobs.”
When men actually “do more” than provide, they still often receive Nobel-level recognition for doing things that mothers routinely perform — without praise
But I did want to get to know my colleagues, especially because I was trying to learn. So I’d reach out on Slack, the internal messaging system we use. If I saw a particularly well-reported feature, or well-written news story, I’d make a point to tell the author I enjoyed it, and exactly why.
Most feminists don't hate men, as a group (we hate the system that disproportionately favors men at the expense of women), but — congratulations! — we are starting to hate you. Your obsession with misandry has turned misandry into a self-fulfilling prophecy.
I am a bit of an extreme kind of person. I do not subscribe to the work-life balance philosophy but to the work-life integration. Sometimes your work is your life, and some of your life is work.
The reason color is so compelling is that it is a computation of the brain, but one that is so good that we think it is an objective property of the world
The sad, tired but widely accepted myth that homosexuality is un-African has been valorized and erected on the altar of falsehood time after time.
When we succumb to absolutist thinking for the most important matters in our lives – such as our goals, relationships and self-esteem – the consequences are disastrous.
I'm going to read Kareem Abduljabbar's biography now. This essay is quite intriguing.