Posts Tagged racial justice

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After Harvey and Irma, we must talk about climate justice

As Hurricane Irma continues to push north just days after Hurricane Harvey, let’s finally recognize that doing anything less than connecting these disasters to climate change and injustice is a very political choice. It is a choice to value fossil fuel billionaires over poor people, people of color, and the Global South.

As Hurricane Irma continues to push north just days after Hurricane Harvey, let’s finally recognize that doing anything less than connecting these disasters to climate change and injustice is a very political choice. It is a ...

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Feministing Reads: Kathleen Collins’s Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

When Kathleen Collins’s 1982 film Losing Ground was screened at New York’s Film Society of Lincoln Center in 2015, it immediately became inconceivable to me that film history might have been written without it.

When Kathleen Collins’s 1982 film Losing Ground was screened at New York’s Film Society of Lincoln Center in 2015, it immediately became inconceivable to me that film history might have been written without it.

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“Declaration of Unity” Calls for Racial Justice and Migrant Rights

“Calling the border crossers, footsteps mourning lost homelands. Calling beautiful black men, beating hearts stilled by police bullets. Calling incarcerated mothers, milk souring behind bars. Calling the forgotten bodies, seeping sorrow into the Mediterranean. Calling indigenous peoples, displaced in their own lands . . .”

“Calling the border crossers, footsteps mourning lost homelands. Calling beautiful black men, beating hearts stilled by police bullets. Calling incarcerated mothers, milk souring behind bars. Calling the forgotten bodies, seeping sorrow into the Mediterranean. Calling indigenous ...

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Resource of the Day: White Nonsense Roundup

There’s a white chick I went to school with who comments on many of my social media accounts. We’ve never spoken. We are not Facebook friends nor are we Twitter followers. But anytime I call out violence I or my people experience on my personal social media, lo and behold, white girl will appear, leaving behind racist/Zionist/Islamophobic crap.

There’s a white chick I went to school with who comments on many of my social media accounts. We’ve never spoken. We are not Facebook friends nor are we Twitter followers. But anytime I call out violence I ...

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The Feministing Five: Gina Belafonte

For this week’s Feministing Five, I caught up with Gina Belafonte, actor, performer, producer, and passionate racial justice activist. Daughter of the legendary musician and civil rights advocate Harry Belafonte, Gina was the lead producer of the widely praised 2011 film Sing Your Song, about her father.

For this week’s Feministing Five, I caught up with Gina Belafonte, actor, performer, producer, and passionate racial justice activist. Daughter of the legendary musician and civil rights advocate Read More

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A Note to White Feminists Following Alton Sterling and Philando Castile’s Deaths

In the wake of the recent killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police and the following waves of Black Lives Matter protests, all white people have had to take renewed accountability for the perpetuation of racism. No less white feminists and survivors of sexual assault (like me), whose goals of ending sexual and intimate partner violence for all survivors can only be fulfilled by a simultaneous commitment to racial justice.

In the wake of the recent killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police and the following waves of Black Lives Matter protests, all white people have had to take renewed accountability for the perpetuation ...

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Courts Matter in the Lives of Native Women and Native Youth

Ed. note: this post was originally published on the Community site.

There are countless books and dramas written about presidential campaigns and television shows looking behind the scenes at the wheeling and dealing of members of Congress, but for many the judicial branch remains shrouded in mystery.

Ed. note: this post was originally published on the Community site.

There are countless books and dramas written about presidential campaigns and television shows looking behind the scenes at the wheeling and dealing of members of Congress, but ...

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