I love football. I really do. As I went to meet a friend to watch the Cincinnati Bengals- Atlanta Falcons game, I wondered if it was wrong that I was excited for the game, given the NFL headlines regarding Ray … Continue reading →
If you don’t remind yourself of your own value, you’ll be waiting a long time for others to do it.
Always, always an important thing to remember.
Posted in Photo of the Week | Tagged Bullying, Education, Feminism, Intimidation, Living Out Loud, Men, Misogyny, Rules for Living, Voice, Women, Women's Work |
In keeping with Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman”, here’s to taking life by the lapels.
If you want to be energized, watch this performance of Sojourner Truth’s famous “Ain’t I a Woman” speech from 1851, by Alfre Woodard. I take great pride in the fact that I teach at a school founded in the same … Continue reading →
Posted in Just Because, Wisdom | Tagged 1851, Civil Rights, Columbia College, Literature, Oratory, Performance, Slavery, Sojourner Truth, Speech, Women |
Bah humbug. For more information, check out The Representation Project, watch Miss Representation, or read Geena Davis’s two easy ways to fix this whole media mess.
Posted in Headlines, Wisdom | Tagged Advertising, Beauty Myths, Body Image, Consumerism, Equal Rights, Film, Gender Politics, Institutional Prejudice, Mass Media, Objectification, Politics, Self-Esteem, Sexism, Television, Women, Women's Rights, Women's Work |
The Department of Defense reports that in 2012, military sexual assaults rose to over 26,000– an increase of one-third since 2010. This comes on the heels of the disgusting irony that Lt. Col. Jeffrey Kruskinski, who himself led the Air … Continue reading →
…is 102 year-old Desiline Victor.
98.5 KTK said it best, “This is why art is important.”
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