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Catgegory: News

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

Treva Lindsay, assistant professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Ohio State University and Research for Equity on Women and Girls of Color Fellow at Harvard’s Hutchins Center on the murder of Ashanti Hunter and anti-blackness: “Rallying around ending intra-communal murders is not a distraction from railing against police violence. It is embracing an …

April 20, 2017

Webinar: “Views from the Pipeline: Women of Color in the STEM Professoriate”

This discussion and Twitter chat will bring together women of color scientists for an open discussion about the STEM pipeline.

April 18, 2017

ELLE.com Scholar Lauren Barber Interviews Author Caroline Kitchener

Caroline Kitchener’s book Post Grad is an account of Kitchener and four peers navigating the years after graduation from Princeton University

March 21, 2017

Donna Edwards, Marissa Alexander, and Vilissa Thompson

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

March 21, 2017

Young Scholars Resist Violence and Invisibility at Student Symposium on Gender and Sexuality

The Anna Julia Cooper Center co-sponsored Wake Forest University’s sixth annual student symposium on gender and sexuality with the theme “Feminist Solidarities: Challenging Systems of Oppression and Privilege”.

March 13, 2017

Assault and Allies, The Release of a Dreamer, and Hopes for Black Feminism

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

March 8, 2017

A Day Without a Woman, an Influential Director, and a Wrongful Conviction

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. #DayWithoutAWoman”: For Domestic and Low-Wage Workers, the Stakes Are Higher Than Ever In Glamour, Ai-Jen Poo, the director of the National …

February 27, 2017

Dr. Monique Morris Delivers the 2017 Anna Julia Cooper Lecture

During her introduction, Harris-Perry characterized Morris’s latest book, Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools as a work that “radically engages the story that policy-makers have been telling about who is vulnerable and why.” Pushout addresses the disproportionate discipline black girls experience in U.S. schools and its subsequent impact on their education and well-being. …

February 27, 2017

Black Women at the Oscars, Indigenous Women at Standing Rock, and Trans Children at School

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