Monthly Archives: March 2008

Even closer to home.

From an article in Time Magazine on Trinity United Church of Christ: The bulk of Trinity-goers are among the thousands living on Chicago’s South Side, a sprawl of cracked sidewalks and boarded buildings that inspires fear among the city’s middle … Continue reading

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Close to home.

Last June, after leaving my last job in the video game industry, I decided to spend the summer doing volunteer work. One organization with which I became involved is Just Cause Oakland, a community-based organization dedicated to protecting affordable housing … Continue reading

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“Bow to the woman,” or Revisiting the racism of white feminism.

I’ve been told that my post yesterday quoting from writings and speeches by Frederick Douglass and Elizabeth Cady Stanton was “a cheap shot” and “ineffectual.” Apparently there are no connections to be made between the political stances of the leaders … Continue reading

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Those who forget history will be doomed to repeat it.

All quotes below pulled from Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davis…. Frederick Douglass, in an article titled “The Rights of Women” published in his abolitionist newspaper North Star, July 1848: In respect to political rights, we hold woman … Continue reading

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