The Wonder of Women: ‘My Story Is A Wonder’

This art-infused evening, presented by the Wonder of Women, will include stories described as “raw, authentic, and true.” Storytellers will recount experiences that brought redemption and liberation. The event will also feature art performances, including live painting, poetry, and singing intended to ignite inspiration. Men and women alike are encouraged to attend with an open … More The Wonder of Women: ‘My Story Is A Wonder’

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Posing Beauty in African American Culture examines the contested ways in which African and African American beauty have been represented in historical and contemporary contexts through a diverse range of media, including photography, film, video, fashion, advertising and other forms of popular culture. In Posing Beauty, a century of photographs by a wide range of … More Posing Beauty in African American Culture

YWCA’s Stand Against Racism: Restorative Justice w/ Keynote Fania Davis

What would happen if we shifted our approach to justice from harming, to healing? What would be possible if our systems of justice were not retributive, but restorative? Join us to find out at the YWCA’s 6th Annual Stand Against Racism: Restorative Justice, with keynote speaker Fania Davis, social justice activist, civil rights attorney, and … More YWCA’s Stand Against Racism: Restorative Justice w/ Keynote Fania Davis

INTIMAN 2016 Festival ft. Black Women Playwrights

INTIMAN Theatre has the line-up for their 2016 festival, and will be focused on Black women playwrights! Starting next month, the festival will host plays and readings that will last will last through the beginning of October. A discounted pass is on sale for a limited time for $100 dollars, and has a ton of … More INTIMAN 2016 Festival ft. Black Women Playwrights

WORLD ANTHROPOLOGY DAY & RACISM IN ANTHROPOLOGY

This Thursday is World Anthropology Day and the Department of Anthropology at the University of Washington is hosting an event celebrating the discipline. We’ll have games, workshops, food and more for your visiting pleasure. But we’re also critiquing its racism. Actually, let me get this straight. Myself and a few other students are putting together … More WORLD ANTHROPOLOGY DAY & RACISM IN ANTHROPOLOGY

SPL Hosts FREE FILM SCREENING: ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’

The Seattle Public Library’s central location is hosting what is undoubtedly an incredible film on the Black Panthers. I’ve heard that this film really highlights Black women’s participation, and if I didn’t love and appreciate the Black Panthers enough it makes me want to watch this even more. But I’m in class on Tuesday night, … More SPL Hosts FREE FILM SCREENING: ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’

GWSS Black Feminist Studies (AND Black Feminists) @ UW

OK, even though this is so looong overdue, I’ll give it to UW because I’m excited. Over the next few weeks, the Department of Gender Women and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) will be bringing in Black feminists who will each give a ‘job talk’ as part of the hiring process for Associate professor for the forthcoming … More GWSS Black Feminist Studies (AND Black Feminists) @ UW

The Black Think Tank: A call to ACTION for all Black leaders, activists, and community organizers.

Hosted by Black feminist Seattle Civil Rights Lawyer, Sheley Secrest, This is a CALL TO ACTION for all community leaders and organizers involved in movement building. What solutions work in our community to address Black homelessness, un(der)employment, education gaps, gentrification and incarceration? Which organizations are taking charge to bring resources to our people? How will … More The Black Think Tank: A call to ACTION for all Black leaders, activists, and community organizers.

Radical Women hosts Special film showing — ‘Anita: Speaking Truth to Power’

In October 1991, Anita Hill testified before a Senate committee about the sexual harassment she endured by U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Clarence Thomas. Her explosive testimony captivated the nation, set off a firestorm of debates and transformed public opinion on sexual harassment in the workplace. This powerful documentary delves into Anita Hill’s impact on race, … More Radical Women hosts Special film showing — ‘Anita: Speaking Truth to Power’