Category Archives: Commentary

In Answer to Your Question About Who Won the Sports Ball Competition

In Answer to Your Question About Who Won the Sports Ball Competition A joint project by Karen Craigo & Karin Barbee   Super Bowl Sunday, 2016 I want to start a list: If you’ve ever enjoyed a corn dog, you’re … Continue reading

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We Can’t Breathe

We Can’t Breathe Cleveland high-school students respond to state violence. An introduction from teacher and project coordinator Sarah Marcus: I never wanted to be a teacher. It took some weathering to arrive here. Years of resisting the inevitable. Growing up, … Continue reading

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In Using My Voice and Social Media Platforms More Effectively (step two)

In Using My Voice and Social Media Platforms More Effectively (step two) by Perry Janes   *A version of this originally appeared as a post on the author’s Facebook page. It’s reprinted here with permission.   There are people on my … Continue reading

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Gayle King Is Wrong: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment

Gayle King Is Wrong: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment By Leslie Maxwell   By now you’ve likely seen the video released recently by Hollaback!, a campaign to end street harassment, in which a woman walking around New York is … Continue reading

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THE ETIQUETTE OF POLICE BRUTALITY: AN AUTOPSY

THE ETIQUETTE OF POLICE BRUTALITY[1] (AN AUTOPSY[2]) By Rion Amilcar Scott Go ahead. Smack him one. He expects it so it would be rude not to. Besides, look at him giving you a dehumanizing stare[3]. How dare he look at … Continue reading

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Because Misogyny

Because Misogyny By Kirsten Clodfelter   Because misogyny: Elliot Rodger. Because misogyny: Every man who Elliot Rodger calls to mind. Every man who has let the whistled catcall of hot momma morph in his mouth to stuck-up bitch when that … Continue reading

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The Human Flame War

  The Human Flame War By Tini Howard   As part of what I’ve reviewed for at At the Margins, I like to give people a nice, smooth transition into the world of comics, which hasn’t always been… super inclusive. … Continue reading

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