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Marriage Is Great, But Many LGBT People of Color Need Job Safety – COLORLINES The lack of legal protections in two-thirds of the states for members of the LGBT community means that more people live in poverty and have a…

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112 Haitian immigrants awarded $1 million in Dominican court Accoding to the Dominican newspaper, El Nacional, the company, Coquera Real, will pay ten million pesos ($239,000.00 [US]) for the services rendered by the employees and 30 million pesos ($714,300[US]) in…

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The F Word — Artist Afuwa Granger | Feminine Moments tags: AfuwaGranger Feminist Art Peeking “Behind the Kitchen Door”: The struggle for food justice in America’s restaurant industry | The Feminist Wire While Wal-Mart MAY led to great access to…

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Have you finished?

Steam rolled daily in a this daily roller coaster called life Not because of the natural essence of life, worthwhile… Not because of the appeasing plea unique enlightenment Not because of reproductive need, procreative futures Because the cultural  on you…

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PEN American Center – Toni Morrison Reads “English and the African Writer” by Chinua Achebe Toni Morrison discusses language and literature, the pervasive “denigration of black speech” in American literature, and the lasting impression that Chinua Achebe’s literature had on…

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Femmes, Pulling the Pieces Together: A Keynote Address by Pratibha Parmar | The Feminist Wire The disapproval of my outward signs of femininity was so evident that literally overnight I stopped my love affair with red lipstick and painted nails,…

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The Uses of Haiti’s Poor Children: Guinea Pigs for Cholera Vaccines | Black Agenda Report Foreigners always bring death to Haiti. United Nations soldiers acting as enforcers of American, French and Canadian rule brought cholera to the country, killing more…

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The Full text of my 7 minute talk at Wits and Con Hill One Billion Rising « Loudrastress I believed Khwezi in 2006. I STILL believe her. I am rising today in rage, and I am dancing today in love,…

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From Slut Walk to One Billion Rising: Losing the protest plot | Thought Leader Like the contentious Slut Walk, One Billion Rising runs the risk of sensationalising gender-based violence activism. It abstracts the on-going struggle of GBV organisations, individuals and…

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Haitian Prime Minister: Cholera Under Control | Relief and Reconstruction Watch Of course, this is not entirely the government’s fault. Most of the cholera response bypassed the government entirely and now, as NGOs pull out of the field, the government…