Archive for the ‘activism’ Category

#WomensLives How @NomiNetwork Helps Survivors of Human Trafficking

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I recently had the honor of attending a pop-up shop in NYC that highlighted the work of the Nomi Network, a “Nomi Network is a nonprofit that creates economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking”, per the website. The party was given by Party For A Purpose NY, a group devoted […]

FJ on #TheRemix w/ @DrJamesPeterson

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Feminista Jones and professor Brittney Cooper join “The Remix” for a smart, lively and insightful discussion on racism, sexism and why there are often different levels of outrage around violence against black women and black men. Listen here.

What Kids Think About Police Brutality

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Over the past few months (years, really), we’ve learned of several incidences of unarmed Black Americans being killed by police officers. They were shot, choked, slammed to the ground, etc. In some cases, the police have been indicted with charges related to their deaths, others have not. Some have gone to trial, some have not. […]

2014 Black Weblog Award Winner – Outstanding Online Activism

Thank you to everyone who voted for me this year and helped me win the Black Weblog Award for Outstanding Online Activism. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners and to those who were finalists. Continue to produce great content and represent our people’s diversity online. I hope to bring more of my work to […]

FJ on @TheCurrentCBC Speaking on #StreetHarassment #YouOKSis

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Check out this radio segment from Canada! I’m discussing steet harassment, #YouOKSis, and ways we can help those who endure this daily. Check out out

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