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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.

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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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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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A poem by Niki Tulk

June 17, 2015
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  Song For My Daughter   You are nearly here. Around and above me slithering voices, anxious midwife barks. My own voice surges from a galaxy cloaked in breath and stygian song. I am volcano. I am tsunami. I forge the deep waters. Atomic, I shift mountain ranges with each arc of my body....
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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: Why Human Rights Don’t Work for Me

June 9, 2015
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Eleanor Roosevelt and The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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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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Beyond Saying Her Name

May 20, 2015
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Poetry by Fabienne Josaphat and Laila Malik

May 20, 2015
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Towards An Abolitionist Feminism

May 15, 2015
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