But Some of Us Are Brave

The Work of Rebecca Hall, JD, PhD

Archive for April, 2017

Not Killing Me Softly: African American Women in Slave Revolts —

“African American women participated in and led slave revolts. They fought on slave ships during the Middle Passage. They took up weapons and fought in revolt after revolt after revolt in the United States. Mainstream history books want you to believe this did not happen.” Published in” Vol. 1, Issue 2 of The Freedom Center Journal, a […]

ClexaCon, Taking ALL the Space, Part 1: Feministing Hooters —

By Rebecca Hall & Lauren Wood A Black Lesbian and a White Non-binary Person Walk into a Bar. I can tell that Lauren is a little freaked. As I sit down at the Blackjack table with all white men, Lauren stands behind me like a sentinel. They had never been in a place like this […]