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August 10, 2017

Asian Americans and Affirmative Action, The Bachelorette, and A World Without Police

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. The Thorny Relationship Between Asians and Affirmative Action Alia Wong for The Atlantic: “Despite the complexity of the issues at stake, the …

August 10, 2017

Elle.com Scholars Launch #Squadcare Report

The ELLE.com scholars recently produced the first national report on #SquadCare – what it is, why we need it, and how it is related to self-care. The ELLE.com scholars are five recent young writers, who are currently students or recent graduates of Wake Forest University. During 2016-2017 they took part in a highly competitive journalism program created …

August 4, 2017

Janet Mock takes on Toxic Masculinity, How We Fail Native American Students, and Equal Pay

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. Dear Men of “The Breakfast Club”: Trans Women Aren’t a Prop, Ploy, or Sexual Predators Janet Mock for Allure: “Until cis people …

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.