Archive for the ‘liberation’ 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 […]

Gentlemen’s Corner: Being Polyamorous Transformed Me

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Love is real. At a minimum it is something that people readily agree exists. I find love to be something that is transformative like the states of matter. I am polyamorous; meaning I have more than one intimate or romantic partner, and that is as transformative as it gets. The word polyamory means “many loves” […]

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.

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 […]

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. […]

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