Tina Turner Talking About Ike’s Domestic Abuse Helped Other Survivors – Rolling Stone

Tina Turner

Ruth Glenn remembers the first time she read I, Tina, the powerful 1986 autobiography in which Tina Turner details the extensive abuse she suffered at the hands of her husband, Ike.Glenn, who read the book when it was first published, was “moved and encouraged” by Tina’s personal accounts; they were particularly momentous because it was…

Black college athletes, NCAA need to boycott Ron DeSantis, Fla.

Never go anywhere you aren’t invited. This week, Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis did his best to uninvite anyone that isn’t white to the state’s colleges and universities. It’s time educators of color, Black athletes, and the NCAA boycott baby Trump. Source: Black college athletes, NCAA need to boycott Ron DeSantis, Fla.

National Women’s Health Week | Office on Women’s Health

Women's Health and Aging

Prioritizing women’s health, physical, psychological, emotional, and social wellbeing, has never been more important. During National Women’s Health Week (NWHW), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health (OWH) is encouraging women and girls to reflect on their individual needs and take steps to improve and maintain their overall health. Some…

How Black play can protect our children from Cop City – Scalawag

How Black play can protect our children from Cop City – Scalawag

Remix, as a child, your only obligation to this work is to take up space shamelessly through the Black joy and play inherent to your body and spirit. Through play, centered within and informed by your kinship network, you are learning and practicing self-definition. Play is teaching you mutual aid—how to meet someone’s needs, as…

My Take on the Naked Education Hype

Just Education

I’m seeing a lot of (mostly fake) outrage about the _Naked Education_ show in Europe wherein some people appear naked and answer kids’ questions about the body, sex, etc. I wonder how these people who are so outraged would fare in cultures wherein nudity, full or partial, is normal. Probably not well. What’s funny to…

The What Women Want . . . at Work Podcast Presents: Women’s History Month 2023

The What Women Want

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ9pfjZ8Wr8&ab_channel=EDI365[/embed] Join moderators Brittney Cardwell and Monique Robinson for an enlightening conversation with Michele Lyons and Dr. Kim Pelis of the Office of NIH History and Stetten Museum about women throughout NIH’s history. Learn how women have been integral to NIH’s important work and why it is essential to commemorate their accomplishments and preserve their…

Pick me! Choose me! Roast me! The plight of the “pick me” unpacked | Khadija Mbowe

The Pickme Issue

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONHdnv37j-g&ab_channel=KhadijaMbowe[/embed] Khadija goes in on the #pickme issue. On the one hand, women’s choices shouldn’t be overly scrutinized, but when it stops being individual and becomes an avenue for grifters, we need to deal with that with our eyes open.

The US is leaving millions behind: American exceptionalism needs to change by 2030

American exceptionalism needs to change - Image shows a feminine person holding a sign that reads leave no one behind, and someone nearby looking at her

The concept of “American exceptionalism” has a long history. The Encyclopedia Britannica defines American exceptionalism as the “idea that the United States of America is a unique and even morally superior country for historical, ideological, or religious reasons.” What if American exceptionalism has a different meaning when compared with other industrialized countries? What if, beyond…

As a doctor, being Māori is my superpower – E-Tangata

Chloe Fergusson-Tibble, 34, is in her final year of medical school at the University of Auckland.

Over the last 50 years, Māori and Pasifika students with their eyes on a career in medicine have had the chance of getting a hand from MAPAS at the University of Auckland’s School of Medicine.That’s the Māori and Pacific Admissions Scheme which was set up to help ensure that New Zealand’s doctors would, bit by…

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