Throughout this semester, the ShoutOut! cohort has discussed a multitude of topics; ranging from gun violence to sexual assault to white patriarchy and racism in feminist circles. When I first joined the ShoutOut cohort, I didn’t know what to expect. My first assumptions were “A feminism class? At a PWI (Predominately White Institution)? It’s giving […]Read More Reflections of a Born-Again Feminist
Since the 2016 election, there has been this narrative constructed that Black women “save” elections and therefore “save” our country from tyranny and ruin. Even though the Democratic nominee did not win in the 2016 presidential election, we saw Black women turn-out in record numbers with over 90% of us voting for the Democratic candidate. […]Read More Why Black Women Can’t Always Save You: The Dangers of Georgia’s Voter Suppression Laws
Pardon me while I fangirl a bit. But the “pulchritude” spelling, “I’m sorry to this man” saying, Millennial Queen Keke Palmer descended upon James Madison University via zoom. The Center for Multicultural Student services hosted Women’s History Month Speaker Keke Palmer on Mar. 17, 2021. And the gag is, Ms. Lauren Keyana Palmer dropped numerous […]Read More Keke Palmer Event Recap
If you haven’t listened to Jazmine Sullivan’s “Heaux Tales”, truly, what are you doing sis? After listening to this beautiful album about 3,000 times, I have gathered that Heaux Tales exemplifies everything that we should embrace as feminists. This 14 track album features 8 songs and 6 tales, “Heaux Tales”, from Jazmine’s close friends. There […]Read More Why Jazmine Sullivan’s “Heaux Tales” is a feminist masterpiece.
It’s Black History Month! Unapologetically, the greatest month of the year (even though it’s the shortest month but whateva). Black History Month is frequently spent praising the accomplishments of prominent black men such as MLK, Thurgood Marshall, and President Barack Obama. Although these men broke barriers for the black community, they were not the only […]Read More If ya don’t know, now ya know. Black Feminists that you need to know.