But Some of Us Are Brave

The Work of Rebecca Hall, JD, PhD

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Self-Defense, Non-Violence and the Diversity of Tactics —

There is a lot of discussion about non-violence as a moral belief, as a strategy, and as a tactic. I often see the following claim: “Non-violence is the only valid approach. Anything else must be disavowed as destructive to the resistance. Why, look how successful Martin Luther King was, and how seeing all those Black […]

All the Women are White…. —

Way back in 1982, when I was a young Black Feminist Lesbian, all of 19 years old, a book came out that saved my life. It was called All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us Are Brave: Black Women’s Studies, edited by Gloria T. Hull, Patricia Bell Scott, […]

“We Will Not Give Up Our Freedom Dream.” —

“We will not give up our Freedom Dream.” Our community had a wondrous experience last week when four powerful African American women presented at the Women in Freedom Movement panel at the Salt Lake Community College on February 8th and 9th: Michele Bratcher Goodwin, Margaret Burnham, Angela Davis, and Kathleen Neal Cleaver. A couple of thoughts as […]