Marissa Alexander: Survived and Punished

Marissa Alexander is a survivor of domestic violence who was sentenced to a 20 year mandatory minimum sentence for firing a single warning shot into the ceiling. Learn about her story and the creative organizing that successfully fought for her freedom.

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activism, class, democracy, gender, history, policy, politics, prisons, race, violence

Joan Little – Survived and Punished

Joan Little was the first woman acquitted of murder on the grounds of of self-defense against sexual violence. Learn about her story and the global organizing that successfully fought for her freedom.

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activism, class, democracy, gender, history, policy, prisons, race, violence

Hortense Spillers – Shades of Intimacy: Women in the Time of Revolution

Full length lecture.

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africana, gender, history, race, violence

In the Wake: A Salon in Honor of Christina Sharpe

Christina Sharpe in conversation with Hazel Carby, Kaiama Glover, Saidiya Hartman, Arthur Jafa, and Alex Weheliye.

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africana, gender, history, queer, race, violence, writing

Don’t be a Bystander: 6 Tips for Responding to Racist Attacks

Bystander intervention that does not rely on the police.

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activism, gender, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence

Dean Spade: CLAGS 2016 Kessler Award Lecture

"When We Win We Lose: Mainstreaming and the Redistribution of Respectability"

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activism, economic justice, gender, policy, politics, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence

Queer Liberation: No Prisons, No Borders

Video by Dean Spade + Hope Dector. Featuring Reina Gossett, Angélica Cházaro, CeCe McDonald, and Dean Spade.

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activism, gender, immigration, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence

Dean Spade: History of Queers Against Police

Dean Spade talks about the dramatic shifts in queer and trans movements over the last 50 years with the emergence in the 1990s of a highly visible and well-funded gay rights movement whose demand for inclusion in hate crime legislation and police protection goes against queer and trans community-based grassroots organizing to end police and state violence since the 1960s.

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activism, class, gender, history, intersectionality, politics, prisons, queer, race, transgender, violence

Policing the Crises: Thinking It Forward – Panel at Stuart Hall Conference

Panel featuring Ben Carrington, Karla FC Holloway, Barnor Hesse, and chair Tina Campt from the conference "Policing the Crises: Stuart Hall and the Practice of Critique."

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academy, activism, class, intersectionality, media, race, violence

Annette Gordon-Reed – Without Cover of the Law: Writing the History of Enslaved Women

Full-length lecture.

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africana, gender, history, labor, law, race, violence

Event Oval
Mar 24, 2015 | 6:30PM

Without Cover of the Law: Writing the History of Enslaved Women

Annette Gordon-Reed

Drawing on her work about slavery at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, luminary legal historian Annette Gordon-Reed will discuss the way law influences the portrayal of enslaved women and their families. Annette Gordon-Reed is the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law […]

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africana, gender, history, labor, law, race, violence

Dare to Use the F-Word
May 9, 2014

Sakhi for South Asian Women

Released May 9, 2014

(Dare to Use The F-Word, Episode 11) In this episode of Dare to Use the F-Word, we interview Caritas Doha of Sakhi for South Asian Women about her work to help young women who immigrated to the U.S. as children apply for employment authorization under a new program called DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Caritas explores the unique vulnerabilities experienced by women and children who are undocumented immigrants and survivors of violence.

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activism, children, gender, human rights, immigration, labor, violence