Sexism

New Report Shows Bias Blocks Black Girls Success
By September 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

New Report Shows Bias Blocks Black Girls Success

Race and gender disparities in opportunity and academic achievement lead to high dropout rates, limited job opportunities, and increased risk of poverty     (Washington, D.C.)  A comprehensive report released today by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) reveals that African American girls are faring worse […]

Steubenville Rape Case Charges DROPPED For Two Defendants
By July 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Steubenville Rape Case Charges DROPPED For Two Defendants

Charges were dropped this past week, in the case against two school employees involved in the Steubenville, Ohio rape case. The two were charged during an investigation into whether other laws were broken in the commission of the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two now former high school football players in the small Ohio […]

Saudi Women Kills Husband After He Marries Second Wife
By June 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Saudi Women Kills Husband After He Marries Second Wife

Breaking news out of the Middle East: reports are coming in that a Saudi Arabian man has been shot by his wife. The shooting came only a few days after he married a second wife against his first wife’s wishes. woman. Al-Arabiya News reports that the man and his new wife were shot by the […]

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Calling Elliot Rodger ‘White’, Media Blindness To Multi-Ethnic Peoples, and Why It Matters…
By May 27, 2014 9 Comments Read More →

Calling Elliot Rodger ‘White’, Media Blindness To Multi-Ethnic Peoples, and Why It Matters…

In her article, “White guy killer syndrome: Elliot Rodger’s deadly, privileged rage,” Brittney Cooper asks: “Can I go ahead and scream yet? It’s time for America to admit what it’s long resisted: White male privilege kills.” That’s certainly a compelling introduction to what could have been an important editorial on the role of privilege in […]

Why Women In Iran Are Throwing Off Hijab Scarves In Defiance Of Their Government
By May 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Why Women In Iran Are Throwing Off Hijab Scarves In Defiance Of Their Government

For more than a week now, women in Iran have been engaged in open criminal activity. What was their crime, you ask? The Iranian women have been speaking out against their Vilyat-i-Faqih religious government’s mandatory hair-covering. They have been posting Facebook pictures of themselves with uncovered heads and flowing hair. Throughout social media, this revolutionary act – simple […]