This essay is excerpted from Kevin Powell’s new book, “When We Free The World,” writings about the present and future of America through the lens of gender, race, protests, the pandemic and the presidency of Donald Trump.
“As someone who is priding herself quite honestly on being a mom with a big family, the head of my household and super productive, I feel useless.”
Tanya “Mama Tanya” Fields was diagnosed with coronavirus in mid-March. In this photo essay, Fields talks parenting, activism and coping in the age of corona.
Eve Ensler, founder of V-Day, asked me to write a piece, as a man, for the conference Sex, Power and Speaking Truth: Anita Hill 20 Years Later that she was co-producing at Hunter College in New York. Hard to believe it was 20 years since the Clarence Thomas Supreme Court hearings. I went back and […]