#NamaSlay: How Black Women Are Using Trap Yoga as Spiritual Resistance

Anita Little

is the editor of the Remapping American Christianities initiative at Religion Dispatches, and was the associate editor at Ms. magazine, where she spent three years covering the intersections of gender, race, and class. Her work has been published in Ms.AngelenoAlternetEbony, and Pacific Standard.

Asia Nichole Jones leads a class at Uhle Fitness Studios in Chicago.
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October 9th, 2017

Black women are blazing a new trail for yoga —  one that shatters the barriers of race, culture, and class that previously excluded them. How women of color are embracing the strength of their bodies and spirits through vinyasa flows set to Future and Gucci Mane.

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March 7th, 2017

Beyonce and Chance the Rapper embody the deep, enduring presence of black faith in the world, both in its powerful solemnity and in its joyful boisterousness.