Mahroh Jahangiri

Mahroh is a community organizer and law student who believes in building a world where black and brown women and our communities are able to live free of violence. Prior to law school, Mahroh was the Executive Director of Know Your IX, a national survivor- and youth-led organization empowering students to end gender violence and a junior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her research addresses the ways militarization, racism, and sexual violence impact communities of color transnationally.

Posts Written by Mahroh

People link arms in a row at a protest.

Weekly Feminist Cheat Sheet

It feels utterly bizarre to write this: this is our last cheat sheet of 2017. Here is what we’re reading before ringing in the new year.

It feels utterly bizarre to write this: this is our last cheat sheet of 2017. Here is what we’re reading before ringing in the new year.

People protest the Republican tax scam outside the U.S. Capitol.

Weekend Feminist Cheat Sheet

If the Republican tax scam is passed, it would devastate American life, especially for women. In ten years, people making $40,000 to $50,000 “would pay a combined $5.3 billion more in taxes, while the group earning $1 million or more would get a $5.8 billion cut.

If the Republican tax scam is passed, it would devastate American life, especially for women. In ten years, people making $40,000 to $50,000 “would pay a combined $5.3 billion more in taxes, while the group earning ...

Council candidates take questions at neighborhood forum ⋅

Days from election, Charlottesville paper smears Black candidate as too “aggressive”

Virginia voters will go to the polls tomorrow in the biggest election since last November. The tight race between Ed Gillespie (R) and Ralph Northam (D) for next Virginia Governor feels eerily similar: a mildew-ridden bathroom garbage can is running on a virulently anti-immigrant campaign and has a chance at winning only because the Democratic candidate is a less-than-inspiring, capitulating centrist.

Virginia voters will go to the polls tomorrow in the biggest election since last November. The tight race between Ed Gillespie (R) and Ralph Northam (D) for next Virginia Governor feels eerily similar: a mildew-ridden bathroom garbage ...

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