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The Academic Feminist: Koritha Mitchell on lynching, LGBT violence, and love

Welcome back, Academic Feminists. This month’s edition features Koritha Mitchell,
Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University. Her research, which is focused on African-American literature, racial violence, and black drama and performance, has been supported by the Ford Foundation and the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Here, Koritha discusses her award-winning book,
Living with Lynching, and her more recent work “Love in Action,” which draws connections between the underlying causes of lynching and contemporary violence against LGBT communities.  Along the way, she shares some of her feminist inspirations and important insights on self-care. You can find out more about Koritha’s work on her blog Kori’s Commentary  and her blog about her book Living ...

Welcome back, Academic Feminists. This month’s edition features Koritha Mitchell,
Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University. Her research, which is focused on African-American literature, racial violence, and black drama and performance, has ...

What We Missed

ACRJ asks women living in Oakland what they think about the anti-choice billboards targeting the black community. (Transcript after jump)

A new report says that criminally reported violence against the LGBT community rose 13% last year — of those who were killed, 70% were minorities and 44% were transgender women.

On Nike’s horrific and unethical labor conditions for their workers in Indonesia — most of whom are young women.

Mitt Romney (smartly) refuses to sign the ridiculously offensive pledge against marriage equality that said children in slavery were better off than those not currently being raised by a nuclear family.

Poland’s proposed abortion ban is being supported by doctors because of the ...

ACRJ asks women living in Oakland what they think about the anti-choice billboards targeting the black community. (Transcript after jump)

A new report says that criminally reported violence against the LGBT community rose 13% ...