Tag: <span>feminism</span>

If you’re interested in learning about the mother of modern African literature and the first female African novelist to publish a book in English, then my Flora Nwapa Black History Short is for you.

Historical Profile

“Confirmation” is a 2016 HBO film about the hearings for Judge Clarence Thomas’ (Wendell Pierce) nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. In Washington, D.C. Thomas seems likely to be confirmed until a former employee, Anita Hill (Kerry Washington), surfaces with allegations of sexual harassment. The movie follows the political, legal, and media machinations of the resulting confirmation hearing.

Movie Reviews

If you’re interested in learning about the second woman overall and the first Black woman to brave the elements, bandits, and wild animals to serve as a United States Post Office Star Route Carrier, then my Mary “Stagecoach Mary” Fields Black History Short is for you.

Historical Profile

A profile of Anna Julia Cooper, a writer and educator who is regarded as one of the first Black feminists and specifically spoke to the intersection of gender and race.

Historical Profile

A profile of Rosemary Brown, a Jamaica born Canadian politician who worked to eradicate racial and gender discrimination. Brown became the first Black woman elected to a Canadian parliament and only one of two Black people in parliament since the election of Mifflin Wistar Gibbs in 1866.

Historical Profile