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Memory and Violence: Old South Nostalgia in the Wake of the Emanuel AME Shooting

June 29, 2015
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John C. Calhoun Statue in Charleston, SC. Photo by Joe Patrizzi, III.

By Jamie Huff   Since the recent killing of nine Black congregants at Charleston, South Carolina’s Emanuel AME church on June 17, debates about the confederate flag have again surfaced on a national scale, particularly for South Carolinians hoping to eliminate the state’s most overt symbolic tie to its history of slavery and secession....
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Hillary Clinton for President? Why She’s Not the Woman We Need

June 29, 2015
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By: Aviva DeKornfeld Hillary Clinton is a woman and as it turns out, this is big news. Back in 2012, both Clinton and Barak Obama fought for the Democratic nomination, and perhaps fought even harder to distance themselves from their gender and race, respectively. This time, Clinton is ostensibly embracing her womanhood, openly sharing...
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: In the Hour of Consciousness: Three Poems by Kathryn Eichner

June 19, 2015
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“Race and gender are not the same!” is not a Good Response to the “Transracial” / Transgender Question OR We Can and Must Do Better

June 14, 2015
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“Race and gender are not the same!” is not a Good Response to the “Transracial” / Transgender Question OR We Can and Must Do Better

I remember Justine Black from elementary school. She was smart. She was brown, but not brown like me. I was black like most of the other kids in our class. I remember Justine because she was a good friend of mine. I knew that she was from some other place outside of the U.S....
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Becoming Whole

June 12, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Why Human Rights Don’t Work for Me

June 9, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Dating Your Genitals

June 5, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Everyday Athlete

June 2, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Forum Submissions on Campus Violence, Resistance, and Strategies for Survival DUE 6/1/15

June 1, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: A Deeper Look: Exploring the Violent Homophobia of Jamaica

May 28, 2015
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