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Why Black Women Are the Precursors to the New World Order

“A quote that struck me in particular went as follows: ‘The Combahee River Collective argued in 1974 that the liberation of black women entails freedom for all people, since it would require the end of racism, sexism, and class oppression.’ The end of racism, sexism, and class oppression – brought to you by the liberation of us! 79 more words


Father Wil Gafney and womanism

Rachel Held Evans invited readers of her blog to “Ask a womanist biblical scholar” questions, namely “The Reverend Wil Gafney, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas and is an Episcopal priest canonically resident in the Diocese of Pennsylvania and licensed in the Diocese of Fort Worth.” 917 more words


REVIEW: Happy Birthday Sunita, a play by Harvey Virdi

Firstly, I want to apologise for being missing in action from this blog – it’s not that I’ve forgotten to write and just carelessly abandoned it, more like I’ve been drowning in a deluge of schoolwork that I’ve finally got under control and so I am returned to you! 1,051 more words


The NFL, Ferguson, and the Bible

With a pregnant girlfriend in the news because she’s been allegedly beaten,
and two different 4-year-old boys of different mothers allegedly by the same father beaten, 1,631 more words


Womanism and White Privilege: 101

So this is my first ever blog post. After a lot of researching on how to do this tricky part of starting a blog (actually writing) I’ve come to the conclusion that obviously the best thing to do with this post is to tell my readers what I actually plan on doing with my little allotment of cyberspace. 1,705 more words

Contradictory ideals- redefining feminism

I have frequently been asked, “What is feminism?”

Apparently, feminism is characterised by a radical, possibly confused and arguably inhumane set of views. Some say, it is about ‘controlling men’, ‘making men pay’ ‘bleeding free’ and  ‘shunning motherhood’. 609 more words