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Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

April 24, 2015
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TFW celebrates Collective member Tanisha C. Ford on the publication of her new book!! — From the civil rights and Black Power era of the 1960s through antiapartheid activism in the 1980s and beyond, black women have used their clothing, hair, and style not simply as a fashion statement but as a powerful tool...
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TFW’s Co-Founder Tamura A. Lomax Invited to The Harvard Kennedy School

April 6, 2015
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Tamura A. Lomax, Co-Founder

The Feminist Wire‘s own Tamura A. Lomax, co-founder, will be participating in the 11th Annual Black Policy Conference at The Harvard Kennedy School this week. She will be moderating a panel on race, police militarization, and accountability. If you are in the area, please come out.
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TFW’s Aishah Shahidah Simmons Receives Sterling Brown Professorship at Williams College

March 31, 2015
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TFW Associate Editor Aishah Shahidah Simmons was invited to be the Sterling Brown Visiting Professor of Africana Studies at Williams College during the spring semester of the 2015-16 academic year by Professor James Manigault-Bryant, Associate Professor of African Studies and Chair of Africana Studies.
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TFW’s Heidi R. Lewis to Speak at Purdue

March 30, 2015
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TFW Associate Editor Heidi R. Lewis will be speaking at her doctoral alma mater, Purdue University, on a panel entitled "Champions OUT Loud" during the "Championing Equality: LGBTQ Athletes & Allies" event today at 6 pm in Fowler Hall.
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TFW Associate Editor Mecca Jamilah Sullivan Publishes Blue Talk and Love

March 20, 2015
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Mecca Jamilah Sullivan

TFW congratulates Associate Editor Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Ph.D. on the publication of her new short story collection entitled Blue Talk and Love!
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TFW Celebrates David J. Leonard!

March 13, 2015
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David J. Leonard

We are so proud of Associate Editor David J. Leonard on his promotion to Full Professor! David teaches in the Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies at Washington State University, where he is currently serving as Chair. He is the author of numerous books and articles, all of which address the ways racial...
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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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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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