Archive for August 4th, 2013

Op-Ed: Feminism versus Humanism: Susan Sarandon and the Vanishing Politics of Gender

August 4, 2013
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By Emily Lindsay Jackson In an interview with British newspaper The Observer on June 30, 2013, actor Susan Sarandon calls herself a humanist, not a feminist. “I think of myself as a humanist because I think it’s less alienating to people who think of feminism as being a load of strident bitches.” Feminism is...
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Heidi R. Lewis Discusses Race & Racism on KRCC’s “Off Topic”

August 4, 2013
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This month, Heidi R. Lewis was featured on the ”Off Topic” radio program discussing race, racism and white privilege with Professor Kathy Giuffre and Professor Idris Goodwin. From the “Off Topic” website: Off Topic is a weekly hour-long radio program hosted by Steven Hayward and Kathy Giuffre, professors of English and Sociology, respectively, at Colorado College....
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  • Hunger Kwame Laughing Foto

    They say you had the eye; they say you saw
    into people. They say you came before as shaman
    or bruja and returned as priestess; they say you were
    stonebreaker. But for me, you were a big sister
    feeling for a lonely brother with no language
    to lament, and you gave me more days, and
    more days. Yes, they could have called you
    Grace, Bambara; they could have called you that.

  • Stroller (A Screenplay) Black families and community

    Roxana Walker-Canton: Natalie sits in her own seat in front of her mother and looks out the window. Mostly WHITE PEOPLE get on and off the bus now. The bus rides through a neighborhood of single family homes. A BLACK WOMAN with TWO WHITE CHILDREN get on the bus. Natalie stares at the children.

  • I’ve Got Something To Say About This: A Survival Incantation Kate Rushin
credit/copyright: Rachel Eliza Griffiths

    Kate Rushin: I see the whole thing played out. I’m bludgeoned, bloody, raped. My story is reduced to filler buried in the back of the paper, on page 49, and I say, “No. No way.”

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