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The Fashionable MC Is Using His Influence For Social Good
Nas has the Christmas Spirit. The Fashionable MC is using his influence to make a political statement for...
Over the last three years (and the hundreds prior) we’ve witnessed crime after crime of police brutality, ending in...
Attica Scott Makes History With Kentucky State Legislature Win
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Scott will be the first black female to serve in this position in nearly two decades.
After almost two decades without a black female serving in state legislature, Attica Scott is making history with her...
Women’s History Month Spotlight: Marsha P. Johnson
One of New York's favorite drag queens remembered.
Marsha P. Johnson was a Black drag queen, sex worker and activist. She was one of the first to...
These aren’t just songs; this is the soundtrack to my thought pattern and mentality towards women. I hear the influence,...
Women’s History Month Spotlight: bell hooks
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An influential contributor to working class feminist theory.
bell hooks is an extremely influential American author, feminist and social activist. Her iconic pen name is derived from her maternal...
Women’s History Month Spotlight: Charlene Carruthers
The Black Queer Feminism Lens and what it means for black activism
National director for Black Youth Project 100 and board member for black reproductive justice organization SisterSong, Charlene Carruthers is...
Indiana University Students Politicize Visual Artwork
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Students in a printmaking and social action course feel encouraged to use art as a medium for activism
Last June, history was made when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. This did not elicit...
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