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My journey through confronting my misogyny

My name is Joshua Everett and I'm a misogynist. I don’t say this to be dramatic or self-deprecating. However, ideas about male supremacy are so firmly embedded in our culture that no man can claim innocence in the pain caused by sexism. It's my belief that until we as men own this fact, we will continue to perpetuate unspeakable physical, psychological and emotional violence against...

To be black, Southern and unchurched

I call my mama and grandmama every Sunday. Sometimes my aunt (grandmama’s sister) and Big Mama (mama’s grandmama on her daddy’s side) get thrown into the rotation as well. It’s a tradition I picked up in college in order to keep consistent contact with my family in the midst of a hectic schedule. One question that’s often asked on these calls is, “Did you go to church today?” Now, I’ll...