The university recently decided to keep John C. Calhoun’s name on one of its residential college buildings. Calhoun, a brilliant, devilish orator, claimed that slavery was “a positive good,” tightening the shackles on millions of children, women, and men.
Shit, that was rough. It didn’t seem so during the event. I met my ex-boyfriend for dinner at our neighborhood extra-cool restaurant, ostensibly to thank him for all the wonderful things he did for me before I got home. He stocked the fridge and pantry with all my favorite must-have items (greek no-fat yogurt, blueberries, … More Grown-up Breakups and the Green Tara
I reproduce this statement from the Sistersong website to affirm my solidarity with Black Women’s Choice Statement of Solidarity with African American Women We who trust women stand in solidarity with and support of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW!, SisterLove, Planned Parenthood of Georgia, and Feminist Women’s Health Center … More I Trust African American Women to Govern their own Reproductive Health
What does it all mean? And why am I still ANGRY? Why are the National Organization of Women and NARAL, our nation’s strongest advocates for women women’s health, upset? The mostly male members of the House and Senate managed to bring a little bit of sanity to our insane health care system last night. With nearly … More The Hard Road to Freedom