Alice Walker pays Tribute to Howard Zinn

“I was Howard’s student for only a semester, but in fact, I have learned from him all my life. His way with resistance: steady, persistent, impersonal, often with humor, is a teaching I cherish.” (Keep reading here).


The Sea

Check out my review of Corinne Bailey Rae’s The Sea over at Bold as Love.

Haiti Mourns Leaders of Women’s Movement

“Myriam Merlet, Magalie Marcelin and Anne Marie Coriolan, founders of three of the country’s most important advocacy organizations working on behalf of women and girls, are confirmed dead,” according to Jessica Ravitz at CNN. For more on the lives of these dedicated feminists, read here.

supporting haiti

As we continue to send healing thoughts, prayers, and money to Haiti, I wanted to post some relief efforts sent my way that take gender and sexuality into account:

The National Council for Research on Women lists five organizations that target women and children specifically.

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) lends support to organizations like SEROvie and Mujer that attend to the needs of LGBT people, AIDS-infected populations, and women.

black girls rock!

Check out my list of 10 Sistas Who Rocked the Decade over at Bold as Love.