March against the Ban- Washington DC

#NoMuslimBanEver On October 18th, 2017 I joined people from across the nation (and world) in a protest against the US’s unconstitutional Muslim ban and also in protest against white supremacy, xenophobia, and religious discrimination. Though the trump administration has recently tried to cloak this obviously illegal ban, the courts have continued to see through it… Read More March against the Ban- Washington DC

Feminism is for Everybody (Book Review)

bell hooks writes about passionate politics  bell hooks is an American academic and writer born in 1952 whose work focuses on the intersectionality of race, capitalism and gender. hooks chooses not the capitalize her name so that people focus on her words and ideas, not herself personally. In Feminism is for Everyone, hooks breaks down basic feminist… Read More Feminism is for Everybody (Book Review)

What Native Populations Taught, and are Still Teaching Americans About Feminism

Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Gender Roles This year in America we are celebrating 100 years of women’s right to vote in a land where women have actually had political voice for over 1,000 years ago. Up until 1770 when European settlers came to the Americas, Haudenosaunee women had been actively electing new chiefs (read Haudenosaunee Confederacy Lacrosse… Read More What Native Populations Taught, and are Still Teaching Americans About Feminism

Assata: An Autobiography (Book Review)

Revolution, the Black Liberation Army, escape from prison and seeking political refuge in Cuba- Assata Shakur writes about her life  Assata Shakur was born as JoAnne Deborah Byron in 1947,  but after getting deep into political activism and fighting to end oppression with the Black Panther Party she changed her “slave name” and adopted the… Read More Assata: An Autobiography (Book Review)