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The Long Hand of Slave Breeding, Redux

JoAnn Wypijewski CounterPunch
Unfinished in 1865 and unfinished today, the 13th Amendment says to every woman: You are heir in your person to a promise of universal freedom, that recognizes an individual’s right to her life, her labor, her body and self-possession all as one.

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bell hooks - Rest in Power - Get to Know bell hooks

Robin D.G. Kelley; Berea College
bell hooks was a revolutionary...Like Ella Baker and Assata (and Audre Lorde and Barbara Smith and Angela Davis, etc) she has her share of "daughters." Literally thousands of amazing young Black women leading radical movements and making radical art

Where is the State of Emergency?

Aurora Santiago Ortiz NACLA
How do we manage that rage and indignation and re-channel them as something liberatory against systems of oppression, not in a way that reinforces those systems?

Addressing Black Maternal Mortality in the South

Elisha Brown Facing South
The importance of this campaign, this movement, is not just to address health care issues of Black women but to actually give us the platform to where women like ourselves and women that are coming behind us will not have to deal with this issue...
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