Richmond Marches for Racial Justice

Richmond Grid Teresa Younger By Stephanie Younger •  On August 11-12, Klansmen, and Neo-Nazis attended the Unite the Right Rally, a demonstration against the removal of the Confederate monument. They attacked anti-racist counter-protestors, many comprised of anti-fascist, and Black Lives Matter activists. According to Al-Jazeera, the white supremacists' violence left 35 people injured; and a white … Continue reading Richmond Marches for Racial Justice

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Illustration by Debra Cartwright By Stephanie Younger •  Originally published on HCPL TeenScene's Read & Review •   A 16-year-old Black teen who has witnessed the two fatal shootings of her childhood best friends, tries to make sense of the world. Starr Carter witnessed the first shooting when she was ten. It was a violent crime in … Continue reading Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

14 Black Girls, Women & Non-binary People Every Intersectional Feminist Should Know About

By Stephanie Younger •  Many institutions fail to educate people about Black liberation and the feminist movement from the narratives Black women, Black girls and Black non-binary people, who are often discredited for their work on the frontlines of Black liberation—which is often centered around cishet Black men, and mainstream feminism—which often centers cishet white … Continue reading 14 Black Girls, Women & Non-binary People Every Intersectional Feminist Should Know About