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Oct 4, 2014

Robin on ISIL's execution of Samira Salih Ali al-Nuaimi. Then, for the Day of the Girlchild: a roundtable of African American feminists—Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, Salamishah Tillet, Kristie Dotson, Joanne N. Smith, and Danielle E. Gary—on what Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative does to girls. Plus, Maya Nussbaum, the founder of Girls Write Now, and Taysha Clark, one of its stellar "graduates."

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African American Policy Forum »
Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw: "My Brother's Keeper Ignores Young Black Women" (The New York Times) »
Kristie Dotson at MSU »
Salahishah Tillet at UPenn » »
Girls for Gender Equity »
Girls Write Now »