Gender

7 Ways to Combat Manterrupting on Behance

“Studies show when women speak up at work, they are more likely to be interrupted and less likely to be credited for their contributions. As a result, women speak up less than their male counterparts. However “manterrupting” and “bropropriating” don’t just harm women. The pattern stifles teamwork and holds back innovation.” 7 Ways to Combat Manterrupting on Behance

7 Ways to Combat Manterrupting on Behance.

MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS – SAME LOVE feat. MARY LAMBERT OFFICIAL VIDEO – YouTube

MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS – SAME LOVE feat. MARY LAMBERT OFFICIAL VIDEO – YouTube.

Black Autonomy Federation Radio – Gender and Black Autonomy | BLACK TALK RADIO NETWORK™

gender and black autonomy

Gender and Black Autonomy

Throughout their history in America, women and girls of African descent have been routinely subjected to racism, patriarchy, sexism and other forms of gender oppression, denied jobs and equal access to health services, among other problems. Join us for a discussion with members of the Black Autonomy Federation Women’s Commission about why black women must assert their right to independently organize around and address issues of specific concern to them.

via Black Autonomy Federation Radio – Gender and Black Autonomy | BLACK TALK RADIO NETWORK™.

Lily Myers – “Shrinking Women” (CUPSI 2013)

Published on Apr 18, 2013
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Lily Myers, performing for Wesleyan University at the 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. This poem was awarded Best Love Poem at the tournament.

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Revolutionary Hope: A Conversation Between James Baldwin and Audre Lorde

James Baldwin & Audre Lorde

The Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Arts republished this conversation between iconic Black thinkers James Baldwin and Audre Lorde on their Tumblr page. The conversation took place at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA and was was originally published in ESSENCE in 1984.

The dialogue reveals the importance of recognizing that shared racial histories cannot overshadow the divergent gendered histories between Black men and women.

via Revolutionary Hope: A Conversation Between James Baldwin and Audre Lorde.

Toni Morrison on language, evil and ‘the white gaze’

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, M.A. ’55, returned to Cornell March 7, 2013 for a conversation about literature, politics and, especially, language. She answered questions posed to her by longtime friend and colleague Claudia Brodsky, a professor of comparative literature at Princeton University.

The Academic Feminist: Feminist Fashion and Scholar-Activism: A Conversation with Tanisha C. Ford

This edition of the Academic Feminist features Tanisha C. Ford, Assistant Professor in the Department of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Tanisha’s work on fashion and social movements is at the intersection of race, sexuality, gender, and body politics, producing what she describes as “Haute Couture Intellectualism.”  Tanisha joins the Academic Feminist to discuss how these themes shape her book project, what she learned teaching a course on Feminisms & Fashion, and the centrality of scholar-activism in her on– and off–line work.

via The Academic Feminist: Feminist Fashion and Scholar-Activism: A Conversation with Tanisha C. Ford.