By Alice Kim Prison + Neighborhood Arts Project, Stateville Prison This course explores the freedom dreams of political thinkers, artists, writers, activists and ordinary people in the US and beyond. We will engage with multiple genres (personal narrative, graphic memoir, poetry, speeches) … Continue reading
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This video provides an introduction to “intersectionality,” a key concept in Sociology and sociological analyses.
By Fernando Martí | JustSeeds I’ve been thinking a lot about flags lately. What will be the symbols of our movement in the future? Here’s one offering.
An article by Tamara Jones about how to build effective black feminist organizations. Read the PDF here.
By Cheryl Johnson-Odim “Little by little the raindrops swell the river.” (African Proverb) All over this country, and the world, women (and some male allies) marched on Saturday, January 21st, 2017. Each woman who marched was a rain drop in a … Continue reading
By adrienne maree brown In this moment, when the future is so uncertain, Praxis Center turns to poetic offerings by adrienne maree brown. As she wrote on her blog, “i still believe it is the core work of our species – to … Continue reading
By Dr. Billye Sankofa Waters It is not a surprise that the film Straight Outta Compton has had great success at the box office. To many hip hop heads, this biopic about NWA, one of the most pivotal and provocative … Continue reading
What can we learn about science and technology—and what can we do with that knowledge? Who are “we” in these questions?—whose knowledge and expertise gets made into public policy, new medicines, topics of cultural and political discourse, science education, and … Continue reading
Contemporary Issues Among Chicanas: This course will examine the contemporary conditions of Chicanas in the United States. The first half of the course will focus mostly on theoretical issues relating to feminism; while the second half will focus mostly on … Continue reading
Among the many social phenomena that we tend to take for granted, masculinity occupies an important, fascinating and disturbing place. We have definite images of what men are like – both positive and negative – and these images seem to … Continue reading
Repost from World Health Organization (WHO) 20 June 2013 | Geneva – Physical or sexual violence is a public health problem that affects more than one third of all women globally, according to a new report released by WHO in … Continue reading
In the past few years, beauty queens have appeared with increasing regularity in mainstream U.S. media. Tara Conner’s frequent partying and underage drinking were highly publicized when they almost lost her the Miss USA crown in 2006. The following year, … Continue reading
The main objectives of this class are to provide an introduction to geographical aspects of social justice and to examine how these issues play out at a number of interconnected geographic scales (local, regional, state and international). Geographical study is … Continue reading
This course is designed to allow students to explore the meanings of manhood and the various constructions of masculine identity in America between the late-18th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The negative images (opposites) against which manhood … Continue reading
Dr. Dean Spade University of California Los Angeles Syllabus