Their fight is our fight. Hashtag Mahsa Amini.
Iran is far away. The Iranian government is not a friend of the U.S. But Iran is a cautionary tale for us all. And Iranian women are not our enemy. Pay attention and support them if you can.
What further proof does one need to know that gender does not define us? Only our humanity does.
Twenty-five years ago, a group of white academic feminists worked to bring Akron’s women’s history physically back to their community in the form of a plaque dedicated to Sojourner Truth’s 1851 “Ain’t I a Woman” speech. These activists were white because few, if any, African-American women were involved in the contemporary (second wave) feminist movementContinue reading “Ain’t That Worth the Effort”
If you look up the top ten or best US generals, you will generally find the following names mentioned: George Washington (1732-99), Winfield Scott (1786-1866), Robert E. Lee (1807-70), Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85), John J. Pershing (1860-1948), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964), and George S. Patton (1885-1945). Some accounts even include General JamesContinue reading “Generals and the OLD BOYS’ CLUB”