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

TweetWelcome 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, [...]
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Tweet 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 [...]
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