Street harassment forces women to contend with unwanted male attention, and the orchestration of this attention is significant in women’s daily lives.
My Father Could Have Been Killed By Police
When Black men, women, and children feel lucky to walk away from police harassment alive, shouldn’t we all be outraged?
Industrial Hog Farming and Environmental Racism
In North Carolina’s hog country, activists continue to fight for clean air and water.
Eulogy: For Reverend DePayne Middleton Doctor
Reverend DePayne Middleton Doctor, a minister, admissions coordinator, and mother.
Eulogy: For Reverend Daniel Simmons, Sr.
Reverend Daniel Simmons, Sr., a 74-year-old Vietnam vet, longtime pastor, father, and grandfather.
Eulogy: For Myra Thompson
Myra Thompson, a retired teacher, guidance counselor, wife, mother, grandmother, and newly certified preacher.
Eulogy: For Ethel Lee Lance
Ethel Lee Lance, a 70-year-old church sexton with five children, seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Eulogy: For Susie Jackson
Susie Jackson, an 87-year-old mother of two, family matriarch, devout Christian, church trustee, and eldest victim.
Eulogy: For TyWanza Sanders
TyWanza Sanders, a 26-year-old graduate of Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina, who died trying to save his grandmother.
Eulogy: For Reverend Sharonda Coleman-Singleton
Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, a reverend, track coach, speech therapist, and mother.
Eulogy: For Cynthia Hurd
Cynthia Hurd, head librarian with Charleston County Library’s John L. Dart Branch and manager of the St. Andrews Regional Library.
Eulogy: For Reverend Clementa Pinckney
Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney, a South Carolina Senator and senior pastor of Emanuel A.M.E. Church.
Mad Men Vs. Women: Past, Present, And Future
Will advertisers’ pursuit of women bolster the Patriarchy through the turn of the century?
#BlackPoetsSpeakOut, But Is America Listening?
“I am a black poet who will not remain silent while this nation murders black people.”
Young STIR: Witches, Wizards, And The Wage Gap
In literature, Hollywood, and hometowns, women still earn less than their male peers.
Women: Claim Your Share of the Sharing Economy
Women and men are socialized to use public spaces differently. It may take both to change that.
Young STIR: The Transgender Youth Movement
A teen reaches out to adults and questioning youth about the effects of a disapproving society.
Cultural Equity: An Opera In Three Acts
When arts funding favors elite white institutions, both artists and communities suffer.
The Times I Wasn’t Raped
Carelessness does not make sexual assault an expected outcome any more than self-protection necessarily prevents it.
Teen Choice And The Dangers of Parental Involvement Laws
Do parental consent laws protect pregnant minors? The risks of politicizing teen abortion.
The Unseen Jury: The Ideology And Psychology Of Covert Racism
Examining institutionalized racism’s psychological and philosophical roots and how to combat it.
Can Queer Radicals And Gay Progressives Meet In The Middle?
Is marriage equality relevant to radical queer politics, or are such norms regressive and anti-queer?
Christian Purity Culture: Setting The Bar Too High For Men?
The Evangelical Christian purity movement and its impact on mainstream secular culture.
How Gender Informs Our Ability To Understand Each Other
A powerful poem exploring the ever-evolving puzzle of gender, feminism, and family.