Author Archives: Ashley
As many of you may know, I have traveled to Cuba to protest the US Embargo that is stifling their economy because we are violating their human rights preventing them from accessing essential resources. In short, I’m glad to see there’s a petition out there for us to get involved in ending this archaic legislation.
I was reading the NPR ombudsman blog recently and there was a post about the lack of female experts and sources on NPR, supposedly the last bastion of objectivity and impartiality in the media which (unfortunately) means progressive these days. I’ve added a few links on the side for those regular readers who are keeping […]
Solicitor General Elena Kagan has been nominated, OFFICIALLY, to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Stevens and is now in her second day of Confirmation Hearings. Now, doesn’t it seem odd that no one seems to be able to identify anything about her? Perhaps, that is not such a bad thing. The enemy, a.k.a. the […]
After reading Cunt, I want to take more charge of my bodily fluids – change my relationship to my cycle. She, Inga Muscio, writes of inducing her own abortion using herbs and her mind. She writes of using moon charts. She also highlights spending money on women’s products created by women and owned by women. […]
The Root featured an article about 37 different Black rock bands. All I have to say is that post made my life. All of a sudden I was brought into existence, born again, brought into the light, illuminated and magnified. Talk about power. Sure, I saw the film, Afropunk, in college when it was making […]
Femocracy.net is a blog that is new to me. Amanda is the authoress who apologizes to no one and is well informed about the topics she discusses. Her ‘About’ section is as follows: “Femocracy includes commentary about politics, news and the media, with an interest in social issues and civil rights. The site is written […]