on May 12, 2014
Hopefully everyone enjoyed their Mother's Day brunches and corny drugstore cards this past Sunday! Perhaps we could all alleviate our post Mamma's Day depression by appreciating how this aggrandized Hallmark holiday evolved into what it is today!
Mothers Day can be traced all the way back to a festival held by the Ancient Egyptians in honor of the Goddess Isis (pictured above) “patron saint of women and children.” This festival was later adopted by the Ancient Romans in order to mark the beginning of winter. These celebrations featured mainly female dancers and singers. Read More
BY Intern Tessa
on Jul 03, 2012
Hey there fellow NYCers-- are you a community member, a community organizer, or an activist? Do you dislike all kinds of oppression, enjoy food, and appreciate art? If so, let me draw your attention to a place you should be visiting on the regular: Bluestockings, a radical bookstore, fair trade café, and activist center on the Lower East Side.
Want an empowering book? You’ll find it here. Been meaning to brush up on your gender studies or expand your knowledge of black liberation? Look no further. Read More