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TFW Celebrates Managing Editor Monica Casper!

February 26, 2015
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TFW Celebrates Managing Editor Monica Casper!

TFW celebrates Managing Editor Monica Casper on her appointment as the new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at The University of Arizona!  Please join us in congratulating Casper on this HUGE feat!  We are proud of and rooting for her.  Way to go!!
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On Sustainability and Change at TFW

February 24, 2015
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A note from the Editorial Collective… The Feminist Wire is growing and changing, and we’re trying to do so in sustainable ways that honor our time and labor — and yours. You may not know that TFW is an entirely volunteer and unpaid operation, a labor of love and commitment. We are reading submissions, but...
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Congratulations to TFW’s Dr. Tamura A. Lomax

February 20, 2015
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Brenda Bennefiled (Candler Staff Member and Black Church Studies Associate), Tamura A. Lomax, Teresa Fry Brown (Professor of Homiletics and Director of Black Church Studies), Patrick Clyborn (Reverdy Ransom Award recipient)

TFW CONGRATULATES and CELEBRATES Co-Founder and Co-Managing Editor Dr. Tamura A. Lomax on receiving the Distinguished Ida B. Wells Award from the Black Church Studies Program at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University! We can’t think of a more appropriate person to receive this 2015 honor in the name of Ida B....
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Tamura A. Lomax Honored With Ida B. Wells Award

February 20, 2015
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Brenda Bennefiled (Candler Staff Member and Black Church Studies Associate), Tamura A. Lomax, Teresa Fry Brown (Professor of Homiletics and Director of Black Church Studies), Patrick Clyborn (Reverdy Ransom Award recipient)

The Feminist Wire's co-founder and co-managing editor Dr. Tamura A. Lomax has been recognized with the Ida B. Wells Award from the Black Church Studies Program at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University.
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TFW’s Co-Managing Editor Darnell L. Moore for USA Today

February 11, 2015
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MEET DARNELL. THE 39-YEAR-OLD IS A SPEAKER, EDUCATOR AND WRITER. The four short video segments below are for a special Black History Month Series on modern civil rights leadership conceptualized and published by USA Today. It is an interactive series that includes several others as well. Please be sure to watch those videos too....
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TFW’s Brooke Elise Axtell to Perform with Katy Perry at Grammys

February 5, 2015
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TFW's Brooke Elise Axtell will perform with Katy Perry at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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TFW’s Mecca Jamilah Sullivan at Kweli / NY Times African Heritage Reading Series

January 28, 2015
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Join TFW Associate Editor MECCA JAMILAH SULLIVAN (author of Blue Talk and Love), LASHONDA KATRICE BARNETT (author of Jam on the Vine), and TIPHANIE YANIQUE (author of Land of Love and Drowning) for Kweli Journal’s New York Times Heritage Series reading. The writers will take center stage later this month for Kweli’s Reading and Conversation...
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TFW’s Heidi R. Lewis on Bitch Media’s “Propaganda”

January 8, 2015
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What are young feminists excited about today? On this episode, we head back to school, talking with students around the country about what feminism looks like on their campuses. The first half of this show explores feminism inside and outside of the classroom, then we have three stories revolving around how colleges respond to...
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Breaking News: An Open Letter of Love to Black Students: #BlackLivesMatter Dec

December 8, 2014
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Breaking News: An Open Letter of Love to Black Students: #BlackLivesMatter Dec

By blackspaceblog We are Black professors. We are daughters, sons, brothers, sisters, cousins, nieces, nephews, godchildren, grandfathers, grandmothers, fathers, and mothers. We’re writing to tell you we see you and hear you. We know the stories of dolls hanging by nooses, nigger written on dry erase boards and walls, stories of nigger said casually...
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TFW on winter break for the month of December

December 2, 2014
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Dearest Readers, Thank you for your continued support. We absolutely love that you love us and that you value and support our work. However, we are tired and in need of some R&R. TFW is an invisible labor of feminist love. We do this work because we love it and because we deeply care...
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