“I think that black scientists are thought of as mythological Afrofuturist beings. And it may be that we’re Afrofuturists, but we’re not mythological.”
During Women’s History Month, many regional competitions of the History Bee take place around the country—and I’m beginning to think they missed the memo about March.
It’s true that tensions are running high—but the stakes are even higher. So today in class, we are talking about it. Pursuant of county directives to remain apolitical in my classroom, I waded into the topic of reproductive rights within its walls.
Too many subjects of Chicana history have been willfully been written out of the master narrative—until now.
The most merciless and widespread European witch hunts occurred in the 16th and 17th centuries, and are presumably a thing of the past. Author and feminist historian Silvia Federici is working to keep those memories alive—because only by examining the parallels between history and the present can we prevent that level of brutality from being unleashed again.
Considering MacKinnon’s achievements in advancing workplace sexual harassment law in this country, I believed that her thoughts were not only warranted, but needed in this moment—so I sought her out and asked her about them.
You can’t understand international security without thinking about gender and the many ways it influences behavior, access and opportunity.
A Title IX investigation prompted by an essay in Ms. is bringing the #MeToo movement—and some accountability—to the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Communication.
In response to Seo-Young Chu’s “Refuge for Jae-In Doe,” three Stanford women of color alumna revisit their shared time in graduate school—and find ways to amplify the demand the larger academy to recognize that #TimesUp.
I did not have the time to delve into the history of misogyny and the rampant sexism that still exists today in my classroom. That made me livid. So I decided to make the time. I created a Women’s Studies Course for my high schoolers.