Posts Tagged: Ijeoma Oluo

What to Read When 2018 Is Just Around the Corner

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While we can't promise that 2018 won't find us facing more political upheaval, we can assure you that there will be great literature to offer moments of escape and inspiration. ...more

This Week in Essays

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At Real LifeEmma Healey makes a well-stated case for why Periscope’s Couch Mode may be the escape we all need.

Ijeoma Oluo has written an important essay on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. for The Establishment.

In our troubling present reality, we should all fight out of love like Joy Ellison, who shares their experience in Palestine at Story Club Magazine.

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2015, Year of the Badass Woman?

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As it’s most commonly used, badass implies both toughness and disaffectedness. It’s rare to look at someone whose chief qualities are measured thoughtfulness and open emotionality and declare her a total badass.

Ijeoma Oluo, Naomi Yang, Eudora Welty—these women are creative and powerful and assertive, yes, but should we call them “badass”?

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Suffragette and Feminist Inaction

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A significant issue in the suffragette movement was its racist treatment of women of color. ...more

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Brandon Hicks contemplates the strange game of pricing art in “The Forgetful Painter.”

And in the Saturday Interview, Arielle Bernstein talks to illustrator Ijeoma Oluo about her new publication, Badass Feminist Coloring Book, and the surprises she encountered while creating it.

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The Saturday Rumpus Interview: Ijeoma Oluo

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Ijeoma Oluo discusses feminism, coloring, badass women, and being a troller of trolls. ...more