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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.

February 20, 2017

Women’s March Co-Chairs Discuss the Movement’s Future

On Thursday, Feb. 16, the university’s Black History Month keynote speakers and national co-chairs of the Women’s March on Washington spoke in Wait Chapel. Tamika Mallory, Carmen Perez and Linda Sarsour joined Professor Melissa Harris-Perry for a discussion about their experiences organizing the Women’s March and steps moving forward in their first public appearance together …

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.