2 Nov 2018

We are less than a week away from the midterm and Taylor Swift, Obama, and I all really want you all to vote! (Seriously. Vote.)

This year, a record-breaking amount of women are running for office. It seems that the Trump presidency has inspired women and people of colo...

7 Oct 2018

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In the past few years, women’s speech has emerged as the latest topic of endless discourse and criticism.

An online search for the phrase “women stop saying” garners 550 million results, and a short scroll through the list shows just a sampling...

Angela Davis was born in Birmingham, Alabama and lived most of her childhood on “Dynamite Hill”, named after the bombings perpetrated by the area’s white residents on middle-class black families.

Her mother was a national officer in the Southern Negro Youth Congress, an...

23 Sep 2018

On Thursday, September 6th, 2018, the Supreme Court of India repealed Section 377, a centuries-old law imposed during British rule in India that banned any intercourse “against the order of nature.”

The law, which carried a maximum sentence of life in prison, was used...

19 Sep 2018

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It is a familiar story with an unfamiliar twist: a professor and graduate student advisor was found guilty of sexually harassing a former graduate student, but this time, the accuser is a gay man pointing fingers at a fem...

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Marissa Alexander’s case took place during a turbulent moment in modern history, during which the use of force against black communities was constantly being questioned and brought into the national spotlight.

Prior to her case in 2012, George Zi...

25 Aug 2018

In 1866, the first woman to run for Congress was not even eligible to vote.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, one of the first leaders of the women's rights movement, ran as an independent from New York State and received 24 of the 12,000 cast votes.

In 2018, the New York Times ju...

22 Aug 2018

As an avid watcher of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, I was under the false pretense that rapes were always investigated with diligence and high speed as they are shown to be on the T.V. show.

If you are not familiar with the show, let me give you a quick summary:...

15 Aug 2018

Who is Sharice Davids?

Well, in short, she is a transcending woman on track to further creating cracks on the glass ceiling that limits women in the workforce, especially in politics. But, the long version of her story is much more interesting, so here it is:

Who is She?


24 Jul 2018

As a long-time New Jersey resident, I was one of many who, mortified by the mire of Chris Christie’s controversies, breathed the collective sigh of relief when the former governor’s graceless exit gave way to incumbent Phil Murphy’s campaign.

We were happier still a few...

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