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there has always been and will always be controversy and conflict in coalition.
(Originally a Tweet thread. Posted here because not everyone is on Twitter): The #GoBacktoPuertoRico comment, response, and reporting has my blood boiling and heart hurting. A thread on the comments and why this moment is important for #Latinx solidarity across geographical/racial/ethnic difference. I am raging at @RepJasonSmith specifically, and the #GOP generally (perpetually) b/c of … Continue reading Go Back to Puerto Rico?!
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Lilith, the collective street artists responsible for spray painting Blasey Ford's testimony at Yale, speak out.
This will be quick. I had to put my beloved 18 year old cat to sleep on Saturday, so I have been in a very sad place. Then today, I was tagged in a Facebook post by the Girls on Top. And instead of sad tears, I got to shed some happy ones. ❤ They stenciled … Continue reading When the Grrlz show Me Love!
On September 14th at 7 PM at Bluestockings, Dr. Jessica Pabón-Colón will join NYC-based graffiti writer Claw Money to discuss Pabón-Colón‘s new book, Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip-Hop Diaspora (NYU Press 2018). Graffiti Grrlz is the first significant interrogation into the gender politics of the art form and culture of graffiti. Pabón-Colón, an … Continue reading “Graffiti Grrlz” Book Reading/Signing at Bluestockings 9/14 7PM
For better or for worse, feminist ideologies, representations, and actions are now widely circulated online and my job is to prepare students to be leaders of our collective feminist future. I firmly believe that we must train our students to wield the tools in the digital sphere as weapons for revolutionary decolonial social justice projects.
Last Friday I had the great pleasure of appearing on the local news station Radio Kingston with Hillary Harvey (host of the program The Source) and Allison McKim (my colleague who teaches at Bard College). In this segment, we talk about "women and deviance" in relation to #policing #mothers #breastfeeding #graffiti #recovery #agency #power #decency #mentalhealth #institutions … Continue reading On Women and Deviance
Since the article "Rap Is Art. So Why Do Some Academics Still Feel as if They Have to Defend It?" by Teghan Simonton went live on The Chronicle, I've had many requests for access to the suggested reading that I offered my colleagues at SUNY New Paltz in the wake of Gerald Banjamin's racialized comments … Continue reading “Rap is Art” Hip Hop Reading List