Brittney Cooper

Brittney Cooper is a contributing writer at Salon, and teaches Women's and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers. Follow her on Twitter at @professorcrunk.

Black America's "gaslight" nightmare: The psychological warfare being waged against Black Lives Matter Brittney Cooper
Guilty of being black in a white world: The ludicrous reason these women were thrown off of a train last weekend Brittney Cooper
White America needs to wake up: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders & the unacknowledged crimes of American justice Brittney Cooper
Ferguson's dark, twisted lesson: What police crackdowns & "Oath Keepers" reveal on the anniversary of a tragedy Brittney Cooper
The hideous truth about Donald Trump: Why the "Trump Surge" is here to stay — even if his campaign isn't Brittney Cooper
A chilling reminder that Black lives matter less to police: "I won’t soon forget the sound of people screaming from pepper spray" Brittney Cooper
I could have been Sandra Bland: Black America's terrifying truth Brittney Cooper
"If I die in police custody": Why Sandra Bland's death is just the latest evidence that Black America is under attack Brittney Cooper
The world only has ugliness for black women. That's why Serena Williams is so important Brittney Cooper
Black America's Bill Cosby nightmare: Why it's so painful to abandon the lies that he told Brittney Cooper
Paula Deen's last lesson: What her family's brownface disgrace reveals about racism in America Brittney Cooper
The Confederate flag isn't just a symbol: Why America's emblems of hate matter — and their disappearance should be celebrated Brittney Cooper
America's war on Black girls: Why McKinney police violence isn't about "one bad apple" Brittney Cooper
Segregationists never went away: We just call them "small-government conservatives" now Brittney Cooper
White America's Waco insanity: The shocking realities it ignores about racism & violence Brittney Cooper