COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Beyond Duty

April 26, 2013
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By Paul Seltzer On August 23, 2012, the George Washington University’s independent student newspaper, The GW Hatchet, reported that rising senior Tori Guy was transferring.  Her father had lost his job, and Guy, relying on financial aid for 60% of her tuition, could not pay.  According to the Hatchet article, Guy requested emergency funds from the University, but was denied.  Guy decided to leave GW and enroll in Cleveland...
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Film: "Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights" by Nevline Nnaji

April 26, 2013
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Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights is a feature-length documentary that focuses on black women’s marginalization between the Black Power and Feminist movements, as well as the resulting political mobilization of women of color. A large segment of this film focuses on former black women activists’ experiences with racism in the Feminist movement, particularly their struggles dealing with lack of empathy and understanding with white feminists on issues...
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Visual Art: "usda nba filet mignon" by Theresa Anderson

April 26, 2013
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By Theresa Anderson   Theresa Anderson is a Denver-based interdisciplinary artist and a writer whose art blog was selected as a top five finalist by the Westword 2012 Denver Web Awards. Exhibiting nationally and represented in numerous private collections, Anderson’s interdisciplinary artwork has been featured and included in publications such as Studio Visit, Style Carrot, The Denver Art Museum blog, The Collective, Aurora Magazine, Irving Sandler Artist File, Calyx Journal, Saatchi Online...
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Tilting At Windmills

April 26, 2013
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By Rebecca Miriam The thing is: you can let it go. You can shut down your browser, or throw away that newspaper, or turn off your radio and TV, or walk past that poster, or end the conversation – and forget all about it. You can publish a statement about why everyone else is wrong, and countless media outlets will print it word for word, because they do not see...
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Andrea Plaid Joins 70K Others in Telling The New York Times to Drop The I-Word

April 25, 2013
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Some of Us Believe: A Racial Narrative on Catholic Feminist Hybridity

April 25, 2013
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By Lisa Factora-Borchers I’m aware that religion, faith, and spirituality are not physical attributes.  But for some of us who were inculcated in Filipino Catholicism, there’s very little separation between what runs through your veins and what runs through your soul.  There was never a time when I wasn’t a cisgender girl or woman.  There was never a time when I wasn’t Filipino.  And there was never a time,...
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Visual Art: "Untitled," by Florine Demosthene

April 25, 2013
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  Florine Demosthene earned her BFA from Parsons the New School for Design and her MFA from Hunter College. She has shown extensively through group and solo exhibitions in USA and London. She was a recipient of a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant in 2011 and she was featured in the premiere issue of Arc (a magazine that is dedicated to highlighting emerging and established Caribbean artists). Demosthene’s artwork examines...
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Building a Racial Justice Praxis

April 25, 2013
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By Lisa Weiner-Mahfuz Have you ever had moments in your life that you know have changed you forever?  Moments that shifted your consciousness, changed how you organize or opened up a whole new world of relationships and authentic expressions of solidarity you never knew were possible? As organizers we don’t often have the space and time to talk about the moments that shape us. Nor do we often have time...
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No Easy Walk to ‘Total Freedom’

April 24, 2013
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By Josh Cerretti and Theresa Warburton What does it mean for a white person living in a white supremacist society to label themselves an ‘anti-racist feminist’? Does it surrender control over the meaning of the term ‘feminist’ (unmodified) to those who tacitly support white supremacy? Does it again re-center the good intentions of white people and their need to be validated by the people of color in whose oppression...
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Visual Art: "brown sugar" by Theresa Anderson

April 24, 2013
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By Theresa Anderson Theresa Anderson is a Denver-based interdisciplinary artist and a writer whose art blog was selected as a top five finalist by the Westword 2012 Denver Web Awards. Exhibiting nationally and represented in numerous private collections, Anderson’s interdisciplinary artwork has been featured and included in publications such as Studio Visit, Style Carrot, The Denver Art Museum blog- The Collective, Aurora Magazine, Irving Sandler Artist File, Calyx Journal,...
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Two Poems by Vanessa Huang

April 24, 2013
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voice of hunger Dear Adrienne, The moment of change .     you honor.     ripples me .         in bittersweet wonder—.  the great dark birds the uncertain moment.                of history screamed and plunged .               year after year.              on the mass grave .        ...
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