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.
Archive for the ‘liberation’ Category
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 […]
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. […]
Of course it does, silly! lol I found this piece and thought it was an interesting checklist of indicators that Black Male Privilege exists. Some of the points and examples aren’t sex-positive (Ex: 15. I can purchase pornography that typically shows men defile women by the common practice of the “money shot.” and 26. When I consume […]
I was honored to be invited to be a guest lecturer for a Gender & Diversity course at Murray State University. I briefly talk about activism by Black American women/feminists Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Shirley Chisolm, the Combahee River Collective, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, and more. I discuss the denial of Black women’s womanhood and how that […]