Feminism

Guest Post: This is the Movement of Our Generation: SisterSong “Let’s Talk About Sex” Conference

Written by Nicole Clark. Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the Let’s Talk About Sex: Love, Legislation, & Leadership Conference, put together by the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective in beautiful Miami Beach, Florida. I was invited to be on the planning committee for this conference, and I can definitely say that … Continue reading

Feminism / Music

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang: M.I.A. & Erykah Badu’s Controversial Music Videos

Art continually pushes the boundaries of convention.  In singer & rapper M.I.A.’s new 9-minute video for her song “Born Free,” she showcases explicitly graphic, violent images and nudity.  Scenes show U.S. armed forces barging into houses, brutalizing civilians, raiding and rounding up red-haired adolescent boys.  The boys are driven to the desert.  In one of … Continue reading