Category: Justice

#MLKSitIn 7/23/17: Calling All Organizers (Any Experience Level)

Join Leslie Mac and I for the 2nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sit-in taking place at a MLK space near you!! We’re currently seeking organizers to help us set us various events around the United States and abroad. Last year, we had an amazing turnout in cities across America. There was joy, reflection, […]

Witnesses To Hunger: My New Work in Philadelphia

I’m happy to share that I am the new program manager of Witnesses to Hunger, a national community advocacy organization compromised of caregivers of children who live in poverty and navigate food insecurity and other devastating effects of poverty. I moved to Philadelphia from my home, NYC, to embark on this new endeavor and my […]

We Have Had to Defend Ourselves Against Online Threats

Check out my latest for the NY Times about online harassment and how we need to actively address this issue   For several years, I have endured vile, occasionally violent, harassment on social media. When you’re a woman who speaks up about feminism, race, liberation and the like, you can expect pushback. Too many have […]

“Feminists Belong In The Kitchen” FJ on.. #DanielHoltzclaw

I invited you all into my kitchen last night (since anti-feminists keep demanding we go back into the kitchen) and we chatted about Daniel Holtzclaw, the former police officer accused of sexually assaulting at least 13 Black women. I’ve been talking about him since last year and wanted to weigh in on some of the […]