Archive for the ‘Health and Well-Being’ Category

FJ in @TIME Magazine RE: Bill #Cosby

Jackie Robinson Foundation 2014 Awards Dinner

At a recent premier of the new Civil Rights Movement era movie Selma, Tony Award-winning actress Phylicia Rashad commented for the first time on the allegations of drugging and sexual assault that have been made against her former co-star and close friend, Bill Cosby. In a brief interview, Rashad said: “What you’re seeing is the […]

“This Is Not How Your Story Ends” – A Letter to My Younger Self

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The following is a guest blog. I welcome submissions, as I love featuring different voices in this space. If interested in being featured as a guest blogger, email me info@feministajones.com Reflection is one of the most important parts of the growth process. We have to examine where we’ve been to have any idea of where […]

Episode #47: @twibdark — “Sorry We Cannot Help You”

Feminista and N’Jaila outline a week of Twitter harassment that is horrifying, unnerving, dangerous, and totally within the Terms of Service… Also: Cari Champion faces sexist, racist rant by washed up “comedian” Artie Lange; Daniel Holtzclaw indicted on more charges; kidnapped woman is found safe, porn directors use drones to film scenes, and Harvard hosts […]

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

The Cure for Sickle Cell Anemia May Be One Healthy Stem Cell Away

I recently had the opportunity to learn about the viability of cord blood preservation and the impact it can have on the lives of children who may, unfortunately, become ill. Admittedly, I knew little about the process of cord blood banking, and subsequent use of cord blood, and how it might be important to families. […]

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