Originally posted on The Crunk Feminist Collective:
**trigger warning** A few weeks ago, a young Indian woman went to the movies. On her way home she took a bus on which she was raped and brutally assaulted by six men. We don’t know the name of this 23-year-old student.  We do know that  she was…

Originally posted on The Crunk Feminist Collective:
I am sure that by now many of you know the name Jovan Belcher.  If you didn’t know his name (as I didn’t) before this weekend, you know it now.  He is the Kansas City Chiefs player who shot and killed his girlfriend before taking his own life…

Originally posted on Groundation Grenada:
:: by Richie Maitland :: On Monday December 10th 2012, a Candle Light Vigil organized by The Grenada National Organization of Women in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Development, was held on the Carenage to raise awareness and support around issues of gender based violence in Grenada. The initiative…

Originally posted on Groundation Grenada:
 Marie Benjamin ::Guest Author::     ::My Journey:: Facepainting at camp P2B in Negril, Jamaica While studying international development as an undergraduate student, I longed for that coveted international experience. Instead, my first experience within the field of development studies was regional. In July 2012, I volunteered with the Power…

Originally posted on InSol:
From the amazing folks at Crunk Feminist Collective Original post: This post echoed so many of my frustrations regarding community organizing and paying attention to our bodies and spirits. This is definitely a must read! The Immediate Need For Emotional Justice Guest Post by Yolo Akili Oppression is trauma. Every form…

Originally posted on Groundation Grenada:
:: by Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe ::   Mimi ChiQ wearing earrings from her collection. Tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Melissa Urykah Riddell aka Mimi ChiQ, ethnic background half Grenadian half Jamaican. Born in the UK grew up in Grenada and resided in the England for about…