Shifting the Conversation Away from Thanksgiving

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Celebrating Women’s History Doesn’t Have to Look Exclusively White

 

By Chemay Morales-James

Growing up, I never felt completely connected with identifying as a feminist.  It wasn’t because I was oblivious to the continued misogyny and social inequities me and my girls continued to experience on a daily, but when women’s rights were brought up in high school and college, they almost never included the voices of women of color nor was there any acknowledgement of the racist, patriarchal division that was ironically upheld by White women during the suffrage and other movements.  In fact, the recent Women’s March on Washington received much criticism from Black & Brown activists in how it initially left out women of color and was protected by law enforcement during the mass protests, which is a stark contrast to the militarized police that often make themselves present during protests lead by Black and Brown communities.

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Take Action: Stop DAPL!

Trump signed an executive order to advance construction of the Dakota Access pipeline through sacred land and essential waters. Continue reading “Take Action: Stop DAPL!”

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all you beautiful, sun-kissed Mama’s! Click the links below to learn more about each children’s book celebrating mamahood. These make perfect gifts from the kids to their favorite Ma!

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Teaching a People’s History: The Zinn Education Project

Are you a parent, teacher, or student searching for #‎conscious curricular materials? The Zinn Education Project may be for you. “Its goal is to introduce students to a more accurate, complex, and engaging understanding of United States history than is found in traditional textbooks and curricula.”

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