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#SayHerName: #SandraBland is Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman and Fannie Lou Hamer

July 22, 2015
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For Mother Emanuel and In Solidarity with the Black Living and the Dead (REVISED)

June 18, 2015
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Surreace Cox, of North Charleston, S.C., holds a sign during a prayer vigil down the street from the Emanuel AME Church early Thursday, June 18, 2015, following a shooting Wednesday night in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Posted in Black life matters, Black Men, Black Women, Justice, Racism, Religion, Violence | 1 Comment »

Black Women’s Lives Don’t Matter in Academia Either, or Why I Quit Academic Spaces that Don’t Value Black Women’s Life and Labor

May 18, 2015
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Posted in Academia, Activism, Audre Lorde, Black Girls, Black life matters, Black Women, Capitalism, Disability, Racism, Sexism, Violence, White Privilege, White Supremacy, Work | 15 Comments »

Changing the Letter: TFW Celebrates Toni Cade Bambara

November 17, 2014
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Posted in Activism, Black Women, Feminism, Toni Cade Bambara, Writing | 1 Comment »

#FergusonFridays: If it wasn’t for the women…[i]

September 12, 2014
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Posted in Activism, Black Girls, Black life matters, Black Women, Criminal Justice, Militarization, Politics, Racism, Sexism, sexual violence, Violence, White Privilege | 1 Comment »

It’s Bigger Than Jamal Bryant…

June 6, 2014
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It’s Bigger Than Jamal Bryant…

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Posted in Black Girls, Black Women, Bodies, Feminism, LGBTQI, masculinity, Patriarchy, Popular Culture, Racism, Religion, Sexism, Stereotypes | 4 Comments »

For Lucia Mcbath, Sybrina Fulton and All Other Black Mothers Who’ve Considered Righteous Rage When Black Respectability Politics Ain’t Enough

February 16, 2014
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For Lucia Mcbath, Sybrina Fulton and All Other Black Mothers Who’ve Considered Righteous Rage When Black Respectability Politics Ain’t Enough

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Posted in Black Women, Bodies, Criminal Justice, Feminism, masculinity, Politics, Privilege, Racism, Sexism, Sexuality, Stereotypes, Television, U.S., Violence, White Privilege, White Women, Whiteness, Women of Color, World, Youth | 8 Comments »

COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Unpacking the Idea of Segregated College Hostels

January 14, 2014
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Posted in College Feminisms, Patriarchy, Sexism | 6 Comments »

Day of the Girl: Celebrating the Beauty that is J’dah Thibeaux

October 11, 2013
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Posted in Black Women, Youth | Comments Off on Day of the Girl: Celebrating the Beauty that is J’dah Thibeaux

Feminists We Love: Michele Wallace (Video)

June 21, 2013
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Posted in Academia, Black Women, Entertainment, Feminists We Love, Sexism | 12 Comments »

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