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Catgegory: News

July 26, 2017

Foster Care as Punishment, Dying After Childbirth, and Mothers Being Deported

Want to get “This Week” in your inbox? Sign up here: Here’s our pick of news, writing, and research this week that investigates political questions at the intersections of gender, race, and region. 1. Foster Care as Punishment: The New Reality of ‘Jane Crow‘ Stephanie Clifford and Jessica Silver-Greenberg for The New York Times: “In interviews, dozens …

July 19, 2017

Black women in Astronomy, #OITNB, and Millenials moving South

Want to get “This Week” in your inbox? Sign up here: Here’s our pick of news, writing, and research this week that investigates political questions at the intersections of gender, race, and region. 1. Black Women‘s Voices Are Often Unheard—Here’s How Orange Is the New Black Is Trying to Change That Sherri Williams for ELLE.com: “The erasure of black women, the distortion …

July 5, 2017

Homecare Workers, Black Girls’ Innocence, and Running for Office

Want to get “This Week” in your inbox? Sign up here: Here’s our pick of news, writing, and research this week that investigates political questions at the intersections of gender, race, and region. 1. Senate Health Bill Would Kill Essential Homecare Jobs Elly Kugler and Marzena Zukowska for Inequality.org: “Currently, most homecare workers subsist on poverty …

June 28, 2017

WXII features CDF Freedom School at Wake Forest University

WXII visited the first day of CDF Freedom School 2017 at Wake Forest University.

June 21, 2017

Amiyah Scott, Charleena Lyles, and Kofi Siriboe

Here’s our pick of news, writing, and research this week that investigates political questions at the intersections of gender, race, and region.

June 13, 2017

An H.I.V Epidemic, Greensboro Sanctuary, and Remembering Pulse

Here’s our pick of news, writing, and research this week that investigates political questions at the intersections of gender, race, and region.

June 5, 2017

Sanctuary Cities, Citations, and Surveillance

Here’s our pick of news, writing, and research this week that investigates political questions at the intersections of gender, race, and region.

May 30, 2017

Beyond Respectability, Beauty Beyond Binaries, and the NAACP

Here’s our pick of news, writing, and research this week that investigates political questions at the intersections of gender, race, and region.

May 16, 2017

Why seeing the murder of Ashanti Hunter as anti-Black violence does not distract us from fighting for Black men and boys

Dr. Lindsay: “Rallying around ending intra-communal murders is not a distraction from railing against police violence. It is embracing an inclusive vision of justice.”