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Brigitte Fielder

Your Predominantly White Academic Organization (Yes, Even Yours) Is Exactly One Live-Tweeted Racist Event Away from Public Disgrace.

You (yes, you) should really do something about that. When a Racist Event at an academic conference or on a listserv is subjected to more...

On The Misuses of Truth

I recently saw a Tweet that read: Those commenting on Great Thunberg would do well to remember that Joan of Arc led an army, Jane...

Caster Semenya is “A Woman’s Rights”

On Monday, June 3, the Swiss Federal Tribunal ruled to allow Caster Semenya to continue competing in her own body. "I am thankful to the Swiss...

Swing Low, White Women

At the 2017 Women’s March in Madison, Wisconsin, I carried a sign that read “I AM A WOMAN’S RIGHTS. –Sojourner Truth, 1851” I was...

White Womanhood Revised

Whatever else we might say about it, let’s not forget this: Rachel Dolezal’s story is a decidedly American one. Here, I refer not only...

Making Sense of the Whiteness Project

The most noticeable thing about the recently launched Whiteness Project is that public responses to it have been so varied. The website gives an...

Top Seven African American Ladies Who Could Have Used Obamacare’s Birth Control Mandate.

Sarah Mesle’s piece “Top Seven Ladies Who Could Have Used Obamacare’s Birth Control Mandate” has me thinking about the importance of birth control, and...

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