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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Feminist' (7)

INTERVIEW: 'Reflections Unheard: Black Women In Civil Rights' Director Nevline Nnaji

Nevline Nnaji is the director of Reflections Unheard: Black Women In Civil Rights. Through a series of interviews and archival footage the film takes a look at the marginalization of black women from the Black Power and Feminist ideologies of the 60s and 70s, up to the present-day.

“When I started the film, I was synthesizing my own experiences as a black woman and reading a lot of ‘black feminist theory.’ I wanted to create a piece that delved deeper into various…

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Added by Eye Candy on June 4, 2014 at 10:18am — 3 Comments

FEATURE: 'Feminist Enough' Web Series Challenges Stereotypes

'Feminist Enough' is a "video storytelling project that allows women of color to vocalize their views on feminism in their own words—most of which goes against the popular, sensationalized images of feminism in the mainstream", according to its creator Shannon Washington, who's also a creative director for cosmetics and hair products brands. The points of view presented conflict, and that's the point. "The purpose of this project is not to push a certain agenda nor viewpoint,…

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Added by Gender Bent on March 6, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Domestic Violence: What's So Funny About "Eat the cake, Anna Mae", Beyoncé?

Many eyebrows were raised when on the one hand Beyoncé explained that she was just a sex-positive feminist while on the other hand making light of a domestic violence scene from the Tina Turner biopic 'What's Love Got To Do With It', by using it as a sexual metaphor in her song 'Drunk In Love'. In the track, Beyoncé's husband Jay-Z rhymes: “I am Ike Turner, Baby know I don’t play. Now eat the cake, Anna Mae. Said Eat the Cake, Anna Mae", with Beyoncé smiling and mouthing the…

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Added by Gender Bent on January 27, 2014 at 1:00pm — 8 Comments

Dorm Room Diaries: Schooling Fem Haters



So, what exactly is a feminist and why is there such a stigma that surrounds the word? In this edition of Dorm Room Diaries of a Fem Nerd, Twyla calls out "feminism haters" and pulls out her dictionary to give the official definition of a word, that she feels, is tossed around too loosely.



Dorm Room Diaries of a Fem Nerd: Schooling Fem Haters

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Added by Twyla on April 30, 2010 at 11:30am — 13 Comments

Dorm Room Diaries: Oversexualized!



Pet peeves and chaos! Twyla strikes again. This week, she disses her roommate, talks about the oversexualization of women in ads, and gives us some homework to do! It ain't easy being a feminist at an HBCU. You'd better sit back, relax, and check out what she has to say about all that in the video below:



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Added by Twyla on February 26, 2010 at 6:00pm — 9 Comments

Dorm Room Diaries: What's a Womanist?



In this episode of Dorm Room Diaries, Twyla introduces her new video blog and says hello to Afro-punk. "Dorm Room Diaries of a Fem Nerd" will show you what happens when you're a die-hard feminist who practices your own religion at a private historically black college. First episode after the jump:



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Added by Gender Bent on February 12, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Dorm Room Diaries: What's a Womanist?



In this episode of Dorm Room Diaries, Twyla introduces her new video blog and says hello to Afro-punk. "Dorm Room Diaries of a Fem Nerd" will show you what happens when you're a die-hard feminist who practices your own religion at a private historically black college. First episode after the jump:



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Added by Twyla on February 12, 2010 at 4:00pm — 15 Comments

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