Law & Disorder

Confronting Violence Against Black Women and Girls w/ Treva B. Lindsey; Plus, our Resistance in Residence Artist Coco Peila

We talk with Treva B. Lindsey about violence against Black women and girls, and the reverberation of this violence on every facet of our social and community fabrics. That’s the focus of her new book America Goddam: Violence, Black Women, and The Struggle for Justice (University of California Press). Treva is a Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University and the co-founder of Black Feminist Night School at Zora’s House. Her research and teaching interests include African American women’s history, Black popular and expressive culture, Black feminism(s), hip hop studies, critical race and gender theory, and sexual politics.

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Our Resistance in Residence artist this week is Bay Area-born and raised rapper, vocalist, songwriter, producer, and cultural organizer, Coco Peila.

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