Category Archives: The Arts

For Girls Who Love Themselves Enough to Talk Back to Lil Wayne

Check this out! A little change from the songs/videos you blogged about :). -Leslie For Girls Who Love Themselves Enough to Talk Back to Lil Wayne Color Lines Preview: “Rapper Lil Wayne has certainly had his fair share of critics, … Continue reading

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Women for Sale

Trigger Warning: Violence against women and men including abuse and rape. Graphic images. In many conversations and debates about pornography, promotion of violence against women is a common theme.  Indeed, this is often the position of those on the anti-porn … Continue reading

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All Rights: Sir Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms (Jan. 28, 2011)

Sir Ken Robinson, PhD, who “received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts” is “an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources.”  He is author of The Element: How Finding … Continue reading

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All Rights All Around the World (Jan. 14, 2011)

A daily digest highlighting events around the world. Advocates say U.S. citizens are also [v]ictimized by human trafficking ABC Action News Preview: “The victims in human trafficking cases are often immigrants, exploited by the very people who brought them to … Continue reading

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All Rights All Around the World (Jan. 13., 2011)

A daily digest highlighting events around the world. US Human Rights Group Releases Freedom Rankings ERR News Preview: “The human rights organization, Freedom House, has counted Estonia among the freest nations in an increasingly undemocratic world.” Related: Freedom Gone South … Continue reading

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Katy Perry’s “Firework”: Dedicated to the “It Gets Better Project”

 MTV: “Katy Perry Dedicates ‘Firework’ Video To ‘It Gets Better’ Project”: Pink’s new music video for “Raise Your Glass” is all about gay rights and now Katy Perry wants to do her part with her “Firework” clip. The singer announced … Continue reading

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CAUTION: Strong Language (She’s just an object.)

What’s in the songs we’re listening to?  What do we pour our money into on iTunes and in clubs?  What do these videos say about women? SHAKE THAT—Eminem and Nate Dogg I was revibed as soon as this Bitch gyrated … Continue reading

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