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Interview: Ella Achola, founder of Ain't I A Woman Collective

‘Ain’t I A Woman?’ was a question first asked by Sojourner Truth in 1851, in a powerful speech that challenged the way black women were viewed in America. 498 more words

Features

Ain't You a Woman

As a woman, I have heard many things that have been degrading to me. I have been whistled at, had my butt stared at at the gym, gotten vulgar comments about my body, and the list could go on. 1,023 more words

"Laverne Cox: Ain't I A Woman" - My Reflection on Privilege, Intersectionality, and Creating A Better World

On Tuesday, I went downtown to the beautiful Elgin Theatre to hear Laverne Cox speak. I was first introduced to Cox when I started watching… 1,191 more words

Ain't I A Woman?

“Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that ‘twixt the negroes of the South and the women of the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon. 331 more words

Art & Poetry

Sojourner Truth, Ain't I A Woman?

This is the first installment of my month-long series showcasing a wonderful piece of poetry by a female poet. I hope to do this for thirty straight days. 354 more words

Culture