The Fare

You’re 15 minutes away and the meeting is starting. You’re the only one waiting and step closer to the sidewalk. You hold your hand towards heaven. Make eye contact with the next cab driver staring in your direction-a few years older, bearded like you, slightly fairer...

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The 1st time you meet Jackie she asks if you date then offers to suck your dick before you answer. You’re on the late night shift, leaned against the late night entrance smoking when she approaches. 6 feet of platinum blonde, wide shouldered working girl standing...

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Queer Questions Interview: Taijhet Nyobi

Queer Questions is a series of short Q&A’s with writers featured in The Black Futurist Projects: New Queer Black reading and performance on July 6th. Check out the Facebook event page for more info and to RSVP.  Taijhet Nyobi is an artist of African descent,...

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Queer Questions Interview: Bushmama Africa

Bushmama Africa. Bush (as she is called in community), is currently the Master Teacher at Black Star Academy and poet, workshop facilitator and spiritual healer based in Oakland. As an arts designer, visual and performance artist her past works include: Featured...

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Queer Questions Interview: Marvin K. White

Marvin K. White, author of last rights (finalist for Stonewall Book Award and Lambda Literary Award), nothin’ ugly fly (finalist for Lambda Literary Award), Our Name Be Witness and Status, is a poet, performer, playwright, visual artist and community arts organizer....

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    PayPal unveils new plans for keeping racist hate groups from using its services

    • A new report revealed that organizers of Saturday’s deadly white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville used PayPal to raise funds.
    • In response, PayPal released a strong statement on Tuesday condemning hate groups, outlining its Acceptable Use Policy and vowing to review PayPal users flagged by other customers.
    • The report, released Tuesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, outlined how Saturday’s “Unite the Right” event in Charlottesville, organized by racist and neo-Nazi hate groups like Identity Evropa, Vanguard America and the Traditionalist Worker Party, among others, needed PayPal to come together. Read more (8/16/17 10:15 AM)

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