Monthly Archives: July 2013

TRGGR Radio : Sistas Cypher and convo with Beats Rhymes & Life co-founder – July 12, 2013

Originally posted on TRGGR MEDIA COLLECTIVE:
Peace! Welcome to another edition of what you’ve been missin: TRGGR Radio. We kick off this episode with a powerhouse panel featuring four feminist warriors: Dr. Tanisha Ford, Assistant Professor of Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies at UMass, Amherst, Dr. Sonya Donaldson, Assistant Professor of World Literature at New…

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Not enough words…

This one is for Trayvon Martin and his family. I am not a political writer, I have never professed to be. The work I do is inherently political, but I am not one to grace my blog with witty prose and in-depth/critical analysis of current events and issues. My activism usually happens in the classroom, […]

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#JusticeforTrayvon (My closing statement)

Originally posted on Dr. David J Leonard:
Ladies of the Jury Imagine for a moment that you, your son or daughter, sister or brother, granddaughter or grandson, ventured to the corner store for some candy and something to drink but never returned?   Can you imagine if you left the house and didn’t return to watch…

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Taking Stock and Celebrating Self

Ok, so the things that were supposed to come together for the infamous tenure journey have come together. Writing my tenure narrative felt like more work than my dissertation (I guess that being a better writer than I was 10 years ago could also be a factor). I worked and crafted and altered my CV […]

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White People Are Not Victims

Originally posted on Dr. David J Leonard:
White People Are Not Victims Originally posted at Washington Spectator   Narratives of white victimhood are the rage these days. From Abigail Fisher v. the University of Texas to the gutting of the Voting Rights Act, from Paula Deen’s claim of being a victim of the “PC police”…

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