Archive for the ‘mental health’ Category

#ButSomeOfUsAreBrave (Weekly Periscope Chat)

A White school “resource officer” was called into a class by a Black male math teacher to “handle” a Black female student who was, according to him, not complying with his requests to turn off her phone and engage in the class. The young student was then severely brutalized by the resource officer as students […]

Abusive Relationships w/ Feminista Jones on Sayfty Chat #DVAM

I had the honor of being invited to join a discussion about domestic violence and abusive relationships by, an org based out of India! On Monday, October 19, 2015, I led the discussion and it was really awesome to connect with women in India who are working to end domestic violence. Check the transcript […]

The Hidden Costs of Sexism in the Workplace


I met with one of my staff yesterday for supervision and we had a brief discussion about a workgroup I’m leading that examines the agency’s anti-sexual harassment policies. The workgroup is focusing specifically on interactions between program participants and staff (I am a social worker), and identifying ways in which we can support staff and […]

Feminista Jones on the @CombatJack Show (July 2015)


Hey hey hey beloveds I was invited to join Combat Jack and Premium Pete for a great conversation about, well, everything! We discuss Push The Button (and BDSM/Kink), mental health and social work, women in hip-hop music and culture, activism and social justice work, divorce and co-parenting, and of course, sex and sexuality. The response […]

FJ at @Penn – Kelly Writer’s House “Feminisms” Talk


I was honored to be invited to speak at my alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. For the Feminism/s series, hosted by the Kelly Writers House, I shared my beginnings as a writer, activist, and Black feminist woman, and how I’ve committed my life to helping others as a writer, social worker, and activist. Check […]

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