Category: Women, Generally Speaking

Random thoguhts about women and their ways

Mammy 2.0: Black Women Won’t Save You, So Stop Asking

Black women don’t owe you shit. Let me state that plainly and clearly so that my readers clearly understand where this is going. The year was 2016. Two rich, older White people were running to be leader of one of the most dangerous terrorist nations in the world. The people had to choose a side […]

S2: E2 @InsecureHBO– Molly’s Fight for #BlackWomensEqualPay

For my recap of S2:E1, click hereĀ  Molly has a problem: She’s learned that her colleague at her law firm is somehow earning more money than she does. She learned that a White male coworker was earning more when she erroneously received a paycheck made out to him. Shocked, she tried to dig and ask […]

FJ Interviews Vivian D. Nixon for NY Women’s Foundation

I was so honored to have the opportunity to speak with a phenomenal activist, Vivian D. Nixon, for NY Women’s Foundation. She has worked tirelessly to advocate for women who have been incarcerated and her story is powerful. Read more in the newest e-zine by NYF here Support the New York Women’s Foundation here

Call For Submissions: What Does Being a Woman Mean to You?

For Women’s History Month, I am curating a project that will amplify diverse ideas and experiences about and with womanhood. I am interested in your authentic responses, be they glowingly positive or enduringly painful– be raw, be real, be you. I am asking one simple question: What Does Being a Woman Mean to You? You […]

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 […]

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 […]

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