This article features plenty of resources and further reading, especially if you’re looking to catalyze change.
“Often described as a tired seamstress, no troublemaker, Parks was in fact a dedicated civil rights activist involved with the movement long before and after her historic action on the Montgomery bus.”
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“With the goal of making sense of these tumultuous times, the series seeks to answer this: How did we get here and how can we use this moment to effect positive and lasting change?”
“We need healing. We need real talk about racism in this country. It’s time for white people to get it. An apology is a start.”
“For every 10% increase in women working, we see a 5% increase in wages…”
“When you call a woman a “girl,” you’re actually saying a lot of very serious things about gender politics and womanhood.”
“According to the award website, “[t]he inaugural Staunch Book Prize will be awarded to the author of a novel in the thriller genre in which no woman is beaten, stalked, sexually exploited, raped or murdered.”
“Her forceful confrontation of those who would try to constrain her because of her race and gender is what has made her political identity a template for a new generation of black women running for office.”
“Emotional catharsis on Grammy night is a beautiful thing, but it’s not enough.”