It’s Friday. In case that’s not enough to cheer you up, here’s an otherwise unrelated cat trying to walk with mittens on!
Janet Afary concludes a dialogue with Nawal El Saadawi initiated at Double X earlier this month. Afary is a professor of religious studies and feminist studies at UC Santa Barbara and author of ‘Sexual Politics in Modern Iran’. El Saadawi is an Egyptian writer famous for her outspokenness, particularly on the issue of women’s rights.
Voice of America’s One Hour at a Time featured Cognitive Behavioral Therapy expert and psychiatrist Douglas Turkington on a recent show. Listen here! >>
I have only recently started playing around with taking astrophotos through my Digital SLR (single lens reflex) camera, but, even with my limited experience, I’m very pleased with the results.
If racism is understood only in terms of slavery and lynching, then we might live in a post-racial era. But this is not an accurate view of how racism and discrimination work. Racist violence still takes place, but today discrimination more often occurs in seemingly little ways, in treatment that, if viewed as isolated events seem to not amount to much. However, psychological research lends support for these individual experiences of African Americans.