Latest from Nana Efua Mumford
  • Opinion

Why I feel insulted when Trump mispronounces Kamala Harris’s name

When we don’t call out attacks that use words, what might they become?
  • Oct 30, 2020
  • Opinion

The original Lady A speaks out on how to be a better ally

'You can't have two Lady A's.'
  • Aug 18, 2020
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Democratic leaders’ kneeling was fine. The kente cloth was not.

Democrats didn't even use the right fabric for the occasion.
  • Jun 11, 2020
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What I learned from unintentionally giving up social media during a pandemic

As I write from my basement home office, I’ve got to say: I picked a helluva time to give up social media.
  • Mar 26, 2020
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Q&A: The WNBA’s Jewell Loyd on Kobe Bryant’s role as a father and the impact of his death

A conversation with Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd.
  • Jan 28, 2020
  • Opinion

Confronting the reality of sexual violence is hard. Even for Oprah Winfrey.

Winfrey faced a difficult choice about whether to continue supporting a documentary about Russell Simmons.
  • Jan 28, 2020
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Black women’s hair is political. Now Ayanna Pressley’s baldness is, too.

Black women are always told our hair is too much. What happens when a black woman has no hair at all?
  • Jan 21, 2020
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The expanding global pageant that is black beauty

Black women have swept every beauty pageant.
  • Dec 22, 2019
  • Opinion

Why I won’t watch the body-camera video

I do not need to see another young, innocent black person being murdered for no reason other than they are black.
  • Oct 14, 2019
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Touching moments in a courtroom can’t change the fact that Botham Jean didn’t deserve to die

There are still too many guns, people are still too likely to use them, and black people are still too often the victims.
  • Oct 4, 2019