Posts Tagged ‘feminism’

Lifting Up the Struggles of the Mujerxs of the Young Lords Party: Reflections on Iris Morales’ Book

April 17th, 2017

Iris Morales’ book, Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords 1969-1976 documents the perspective of women cadre in the formation of one of the most important radical party organizations in Latinx-American history.


What “Lemonade” Could Teach “Ain’t Your Mama” About Today’s Feminism

May 12th, 2016

JLO’s new song, Ain’t Your Mama, is, as predicted, a hit. And why wouldn’t it be?
Women are fed up af. We are still not earning as much as the rich white guys, and there is a higher value on our looks and ability to meet the needs of men, as opposed to our own unique dreams and goals. So, thanks JLO for opening up this conversation. It’s good for artists to take stands and risks.