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Black women talk back, July 23

Black Women Talk Back

As part of the RACISM IS REAL Dialogue Series, the ROJ Black women trainers gathered to discuss hot topics impacting Black women. Watch it here or on Facebook where you can interact with the comments. With Calenthia Dowdy, Michelle Armster, Regina Shands Stoltzfus, Jessica Rodriguez Becker, Yvonne Platts, Chantelle Todman Moore, and Latiaynna Tabb.

Conversation between great Black feminists, bell hooks and Melissa Harris-Perry

Conversation between great Black feminists, bell hooks and Melissa Harris-Perry

So I finally had a chance to watch last week’s 90-minute conversation between bell hooks and Melissa Harris-Perry, and given its length, I thought I’d jot down some general topics that they to make it easier to find, for those who want to listen again to a certain bit, or those who just don’t have time
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Kids Know Gender Stereotypes – and Can Make Change

A couple things making the rounds of the Interweb these days have to do with gender stereotypes in children’s books marketed for boys and girls separately. Such as: (see Constance Cooper, who includes a list of the revealing table of contents of each) and (see @CratesNRibbons). There’s nothing new about this. There are dozens of pink
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