Writing

Aph has been blogging for over four years and continues to foster critical conversations on public platforms. Here are some of Aph’s popular blog posts:

“Vegans of Color and Respectability Politics: When Eurocentric Veganism is Used to Rehabilitate Minorities.”

“Why Animal Liberation Requires an Epistemological Revolution.”

“The Feminist Case for Veganism.”

“#BlackVegansRock: Celebrating Diversity in the Black Vegan Community”

“3 Reasons Black Folks Don’t Join the Animal Rights Movement – And Why We Should”

“Rihanna’s ‘BBHMM’ Video and Our Resistance to Black Women’s Subjectivity”

“It’s 2015. Why is Male Nudity Still Funny?”

“Kevin Bacon Wants More Male Nudity in Hollywood, But Here’s the Problem with #FreetheBacon”

“‘Gold Digger Politics’: The New Racist Framing of FKA Twigs”

“5 Black Women in Film Who Are Rocking It”

“Cosmetic Diversity and Buzzfeed’s Recreation of Iconic Movie Posters”

“‘Hot Girls Wanted’: White Respectability and the Erasure of Men”

“#BlackVegansRock: 100 Black Vegans to Check Out”

“5 Queer Black Women You Should Know”

“In the Streets and On the Screens: Why Black Independent Media Is Resistance” 

“3 Reasons To Stop Bringing Up Slavery When Black Women Assert Their Sexual Autonomy” 

“The Baartman Effect: Nicki Minaj, Gail Dines, and Chuck Creekmur”

“Black on Black Crime: The ‘Fatherless Men’ Trope” [this article was also featured in a Slate article titled “The Birth of the #FergusonSyllabus”

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