Rural activism is a strange and wonderful thing. While our numbers do not compare to New York’s and our rallies are often held in coffee shops, we mean business. We’re out here and we’ve got something to say—and we will use our brother’s roommate’s cousin to do it. You see, we’re a tight community. As […]
This year, we recognized Equal Pay Day on April 14 in recognition of how long into 2014 women would have to work in order to earn the same amount men earned in the previous year. However, did you know that black women on average make only 64 cents to that dollar?
I was at work when the Baltimore Riots happened. As I allowed the news to distract me, I remember feeling shocked and confused. As a white, cisgender, not overtly queer feminist, I struggled to comprehend what was happening, as it was happening, as the media told me it was happening. So, I took a step […]
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a part of that great American face and those blemishes are present in the many campus buildings named after supporters of white supremacy and suppression of the upward mobility of black and brown people.
SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW is a reproductive justice organization based in Atlanta, Georgia, that advocates for policies that promote access to a range of family planning services, abortion, and sexual health education for women and youth of color in the state of Georgia.
SisterReach is a grassroots advocacy organization founded in 2011 by Cherisse Scott that provides a framework of reproductive justice to women and girls in the Memphis, Tennessee, and surrounding Mid South area.
For a university that proclaims a “Worlds Ahead” mantra, it was certainly able to retrograde itself to a “Worlds Behind” university by using funds from the women’s athletics programs and reinforcing ethnocentricity and Eurocentric beauty standards to its diverse community in hosting Miss Universe.
I grew up in a mixed-status family with anxiety of the possibility that some of my cousins, uncles, and aunts could easily be deported back to Mexico or El Salvador and fear that I would never see them again.
Yesterday, Ms. Magazine and Ms. publisher, the Feminist Majority Foundation, celebrated grassroots feminist activism at the 2014 Ms. Wonder Awards Luncheon and Ceremony.
“Before I could even cry, scream or process the murder of Michael Brown, my body went into autopilot to organize a response and a call for justice.”