Articulating The Muslim Female Experience: An Interview With Tayyibah Taylor

Articulating The Muslim Female Experience: An Interview With Tayyibah Taylor

Sarah Farrukh – Altmuslimah – Wednesday, 24 September 2014 (originally published 05 Sept) Today we remember the life of an extraordinary individual who strove for the accurate representation of Muslim women, Tayyibah Taylor. Ms. Taylor inspired people from all walks of life, leaving her legacy with the award-winning publication, Azizah Magazine. She was a trailblazer […]

Contraceptives at center of controversy under U.S. Obamacare

Contraceptives at center of controversy under U.S. Obamacare

Lawrence Hurley for Thomson Reuters Foundation – WNN Breaking (WNN/TRF) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Roman Catholic Church-affiliated organizations on Tuesday obtained last-minute court injunctions that give them temporary exemptions from a part of the Obamacare healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance policies covering contraception. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted one […]

Two women, one larger story

Two women, one larger story

Stanley Crouch – NY Daily News – Friday, 01 February 2013 (originally published 28 Jan) Bill Clinton’s wife and Medgar Evers’ widow have come into their own. Seeing Myrlie Evers-Williams and Hillary Clinton in Washington last week for the presidential inauguration, I thought of Benazir Bhutto, as I often do when contemplating what women are […]

Speech honors role of black women in American history

Speech honors role of black women in American history

Ty Greene – Northerner – Thursday, 23 February 2012 (originally published 22 Feb) As part of NKU’s continuing celebration of Black History Month, former NKU Assistant Dean for African-American Student Affairs Pamela “Safisha” Hill offered a free public lecture to students and faculty at the Student Union Feb. 16. It coincided with this year’s nationwide […]

Two (Washington) D.C. women’s shelters to merge

Two (Washington) D.C. women’s shelters to merge

Teresa Tomassoni – Washington Post – Thursday, 10 November 2011(originally published 01 Nov) By 2009, the message that operators of the N Street Village began hearing from its funders was clear: Find ways to do more with less. The organization, one of the District’s largest providers of services for homeless women, began looking for a […]