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Women of Color Against Sexual Violence Lecture 5, Week 6 Womst 60 Dr. Mireille Miller-Young
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No! Confronting Sexual Assault in Our Community,” Aishah Shahidah Simmons, 2006 How does this film make a woman of color feminist intervention? What is the thesis of the film? Why are the histories of slavery, racist violence, the Great Migration, Jim Crow segregation, Civil Rights & Black Power movements part of this story? What challenges do Black women face in disclosing rape and stopping sexual violence? How does homophobia influence sexual violence? What do we learn about sexual violence that is specific to African American women, and what do we
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Unformatted text preview: learn about sexual violence as it affects other women of color as well as all women? The Color of Violence • How does the criminalization and policing of people of color contribute to violence against women of color? • How does immigrant status as well as culture inform sexualized violence against women of color? • How do normative patriarchal frameworks of marriage, gender roles, and sex contribute to the problem of sexual abuse for women of color? • What are the implications of sexual violence as a mass social reality in the lives of women?...
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