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February 14, 2017

Girls in Poverty, Women in Prisons, and Solange in a Syllabus

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

February 7, 2017

Making Places, Looking to Ida, and Keeping White Supremacy Safe

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

February 7, 2017

Reckoning & Resistance: A Discussion of What’s Next with the National Co-Chairs of the Women’s March

One day after Donald J. Trump was inaugurated, millions in the United States and around the world gathered to march as an act of resistance. The Women’s March brought together 4.2 million people making it the largest demonstration in the history of the United States. At the heart of the Women’s March were organizers Tamika …

January 30, 2017

Affirming our core values: A statement from the Anna Julia Cooper Center in response to the Executive Order banning refugees and citizens of seven world nations

In this moment the Anna Julia Cooper Center is compelled to affirm the values we understand as foundational to our university’s motto.

January 30, 2017

Private Rage, Public Lies, and Patience

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

January 29, 2017

When Speed Fails Us: Melissa Harris-Perry Addresses Chicago Humanities Festival

“We are making speed claims instead of actually slowing down enough to assess the evidence.”

January 25, 2017

Announcing: Dr. Monique Morris to deliver 2017 Anna Julia Cooper Lecture

Dr. Morris’ research intersects race, gender, education, and justice to explore the ways in which Black communities, and other communities of color, are uniquely affected by social policies.

January 23, 2017

Intersectionality, Art, and the Women’s March

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

January 23, 2017

Voices of Hope and Resistance: Melissa Harris-Perry and Angela Davis in Conversation

“I think what feminism has helped me do is to live the contradiction between support for someone like Obama and deep, deep criticism.”