Archive for the ‘activism’ Category

#NMOS14– A National Moment of Silence

“Do not go gently into that good night Rage, rage against the dying of the light” – Dylan Thomas Flyer created by Rachael (@alsorae) “Mommy, how come I can’t go with you to the rally?” my son, Garvey, tearfully asked as he said in the back of his father’s car. I’d just explained that it might […]

I’ve Been Writing About This For 10 Years…

Trigger Warning: This post is about my experiences with Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault   I began blogging, for real, in 2004. Back then, I’d gotten over the BlackPlanet/MySpace hump and decided to commit my thoughts to “paper”. I’d become connected with several people online who were also writers– well, “bloggers”. It was still […]

On #YouOKSis and Bystander Intervention (A Round Up Guide)

A lot has been going on in the world of social justice, particularly around “street harassment”. I first wrote about it on this blog 3 years ago, and since then, I have been rather outspoken about it. I wrote this about how I notice a difference in how I’m treated based on my hairstyle, and […]

A Violation Like No Other

June  is Guest Blogger Month here at FeministaJones.Com . I solicited a few bloggers, writers, poets, etc to contribute posts lending their perspectives and experiences on feminism, race, mental health, sexuality, relationships, liberation, sex, and everything this blog is about. I hope you appreciate their contributions as much as I have. If you’re interested in […]

Bill O’Reilly Blasts Beyoncé…Again

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter was recently named as one of TIME magazine’s Top 100 (most influential) people in 2014. She appeared on the cover and looked stunning, as usual. This was, for many, a wonderful accomplishment worth celebrating, especially since it came at the same time Luptia Nyong’o was named People’s Most Beautiful Person in the world. […]

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