Alma Sheppard-Matsuo artwork
«
»

Watch/Listen: watch-listen

Violence Against Women—It’s a Men’s Issue

Jackson Katz, Phd, is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities. An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has worked in gender violence prevention work with diverse groups of men and boys in sports culture and … Continue reading

What If You Were An Immigrant?

In this moving TEDxPortland Talk, Ben discusses what it means to be an immigrant and the importance around policy and awareness of who we are letting in and why. Ben Huh is the founder and CEO of the Cheezburger Network. … Continue reading

How Racism Harms Pregnant Women – and What Can Help

Racism is making people sick — especially black women and babies, says Miriam Zoila Pérez. The doula turned journalist explores the relationship between race, class and illness and tells us about a radically compassionate prenatal care program that can buffer … Continue reading

Life as a Nurse in Gaza

    At the age of 27, Azza Jadalla has already lived through six wars. She is a cancer nurse in Gaza’s main hospital, Al-Shifa. Every day she deals with fall-out of the on-going conflict between Israel and Gaza’s ruling … Continue reading

The Enduring Myth of Black Criminality

In his October cover story, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores how mass incarceration has affected African American families. “There’s a long history in this country of dealing with problems in the African American community through the criminal justice system,” he says in … Continue reading

Intro to Intersectionality

  This video provides an introduction to “intersectionality,” a key concept in Sociology and sociological analyses.

arcus center for social justice leadership Praxis Center on Facebook Praxis Center on Twitter Arcus Center on Tumblr