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99% or Just Plain Poor?

Posted by: erika on: February 15, 2012

“I decided long ago/never to walk in anyone’s shadow/If I fail/If I succeed/At least I’ll live as I believe/No matter what they take from me/They can’t take away my dignity.” Whitney Houston, “The Greatest Love of All” Back in October I wrote a piece for Jewcy on why I support the Occupy Movement.  Here’s a […]

Audre Lorde

Posted by: erika on: February 15, 2012

Audre Lorde*was a poet, writer, feminist, activist lesbian who died of cancer in 1992.  Born to parents from Grenada and raised in NYC, Lorde spoke out against the feminist writing of the 1960s for it’s lack of acknowledgement of the black feminists in its midst.   The Audre Lorde Project, which operates in both Manhattan and Brooklyn, keeps […]


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