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August 20, 2015
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Deconstructing the Arrest of Sandra Bland

August 4, 2015
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Deconstructing the Arrest of Sandra Bland

By Erick A. Paulino By now, most people in the United States know who Sandra Bland is and the circumstances that led to her arrest on July 10, 2105 in Fuller County, Texas. Ms. Bland was pulled over by Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia who alleged she had not signaled a lane change, warranting...
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Why Did Sandra Bland Die? (And Why We Need a White Anti-Racist Feminist Posse)

August 3, 2015
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Why Did Sandra Bland Die?  (And Why We Need a White Anti-Racist Feminist Posse)

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Return from ZombieLand: Academia, Substance Abuse, and Accountability

June 30, 2015
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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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“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: Forum Submissions on Campus Violence, Resistance, and Strategies for Survival DUE 6/1/15

June 1, 2015
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Climate Change and Feminist Environmentalisms: Closing Remarks

May 1, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Cultural Plagiarism

March 25, 2015
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