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March 29, 2017

Decentering Whiteness, Prison Visitation, and How America Fails Black Girls

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

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.

February 23, 2017

Black Infants, Brown Girls, and Immigrant Women

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

February 21, 2017

Apply Now: Postdoctoral Fellowship on Gender, Race, and American Politics

The Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on gender, race, and American politics.