This is a guest post by Ashley J. R. Breen.
She writes about activism and feminism in the African American community.
Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, The Nation, and many other publications.
You can find her on Twitter: @AshleyBreen.
You’ll also find her at the Washington Post, Salon.com, and on Facebook.
If you’d like to get involved in this conversation, you can email her at [email protected]