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Archive for March, 2011

This Week In Media

March 26, 2011

Gang Rape of Latina 6th Grader and a horrific community response Colorlines: “Tiny Cleveland, has become a major example of how not to deal with rape in our communities” Study: Only 37% of Students can Repay Loans on Time Colorlines: “Not only are students of color more likely to depend on financial aid to...
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WAM!, The Media’s Impact on Higher Ed.

March 26, 2011
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Yesterday, I had the incredible opportunity of presenting at the 2nd annual Women Action Media (WAM!) conference, in Los Angeles on the media's impact on women of color in higher ed through the lens of Refuse The Silence.
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Remembering Our Histories

March 20, 2011

Women’s History Month forces us to look to our pasts in relation to our current spaces in society and see the possibilities for our future. However, when there are a good many of us on the periphery of histories celebrated and remembered, it becomes necessary to actively seek out and recapture our pasts. For...
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Notes on Institutionalized Campus Racism

March 8, 2011
Notes on Institutionalized Campus Racism

Despite articles by the New York Times theorizing about a future post racial America, racism on college campuses is alive and well. To those reading this article on Refuse the Silence, an organization devoted to documenting the silences around racism and sexism on these campuses, this revelation is no surprise
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