Uncovering Imperialist White Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchy in Professional Breastfeeding Services: The Greater Complexities of IBCLCs

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Below is a paper that I just turned in and filed with my department. I had to submit a ‘research competency’ paper as part of the requirements for my graduate program for the MA (think thesis), and chose to extend the conversation I started about my views on IBCLCs, who I think are very problematic […]

Why Karlesha Thurman’s graduation picture is so dangerous to the racist and sexist American society

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  Over the past few days I’ve had a few people send me the link to this story about the ‘controversy’ about a mother breastfeeding at her graduation. The first time I saw it, when I clicked to open it I literally had to calm myself down because I felt like I was almost hyperventilating. […]

What I’m Reading :: ‘all about love: New Visions’ — And wondering about ‘going hard’ for Black Women, Making an extra effort to love, and knowing when to let go

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I don’t know if I’ve been all that great. I’ve been upset by some things that have gone on. What I’ve read on blogs and elsewhere and heard from others about being a Black woman in certain academic settings has for me, over the past months, come into full view. It makes me wonder what all is […]