Zinzi Clemmons, African American Literature, Black Literature, Racism, Race Relations, What We Lose, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

Zinzi Clemmons: ‘It’s Time For Women of Color…to Divest From Lena Dunham’ | Jezebel Writer Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, has announced that she will no longer be writing for Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s online feminist weekly newsletter Lenny Letter because, she says, of Dunham and her friends’ racism which was “well-known” prior to their fame. “She cannot have our words if she cannot respect us,” she writes.

Black Quantum Futurism, Camae Ayewa, Rasheedah Phillips, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

NextGen: Black Quantum Futurism Is a Women-Led Incubator Rooted In Black Liberation | OkayAfrica DIASPORA—Over the course of July we’ll be publishing short profiles, essays and interviews on the theme of “Afrofutures.” Together these stories will be a deep dive into the way African and diaspora thinkers, technologists and artists view a future for Africans in the world and outside of it.