Tony-winning Broadway and off-Broadway publicist, producer and press agent Irene Gandy was the latest industry titan to open up about her career for the Oral History Project at the League of Professional Theatre Women.
To mark Morrison’s birthday today, black feminist scholars talk to Ms. columnist Janell Hobson their own best practices, their favorite texts from Morrison and how they choose to teach it in the classroom.
“I think people who dismiss her as somehow being a lightweight or a pretty girl with some lucky breaks—as if you can create at that level without thinking critically!—that is actually just another sign of misogyny and how women are discounted for what they create. When we make exquisite things, people assume there are fairies in the night who do it with magic dust instead of looking at the work and the research and the effort that goes into it.”
Vi Khi Nao is a prolific, prize-winning author working in poetry, fiction, film and cross-genre collaboration.We talked about her two “sapphic” books—The Vanishing Point of Desire and Swans in Half-Mourning—and, knowing she’d give me brilliant answers, I also asked her two questions almost impossible to answer.
My stomach is in knots with social media buzz, reviews and accolades for the new film “Birds Of Prey,” and I had a hard time watching the recent Academy Awards since “The Joker” was nominated for 11 awards. Why isn’t anyone asking what type of damage movies like these are doing to those of us who suffer with mental illness?
Kathy Bisbee, a 2019 Virtual World Society Nextant Legacy Award winner, is promoting access, inclusion and diversity in the realm of XR—the spectrum of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and beyond—through Brookline Interactive Group’s Public VR Lab, a program committed to enacting social and economic change now so that others can benefit later.
Learning is a reciprocal, life-long process. Elders learn from young people who bring new experiences and new knowledges to us all. Learning is multifaceted and continuous; all of us at every different age learn together and from one another.
The feminist anthem has been performed in Spanish by women in contrasting racialized urban and less urbanized Latin American spaces, mestizo as well as indigenous, either in Oaxaca or the Amazonian. Spain and other European countries, as well as Australia and New Zealand have witnessed the same orchestrating of the now popular feminist protest; in the United States, events at the Brooklyn Bridge, the LACMA in Los Angeles, and on some campuses such as Penn and UT Austin have taken place.
“We wanted to use our skills—both as food journalists, writers, editors and part of a community of women—to help create a book that provides hope.”
When I saw Tank and the Bangas headline at the Apollo Theater, I saw a woman like myself—Black, voluptuous, creative—commanding center stage with her nine-piece band.