Category: Women’s Studies

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Are Girls Different?

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Even in the new millennium, girls are still struggling with gender stereotypes.  Recent statistics indicate that girls are more likely to attempt suicide than boys.  Why?  Can empowering girls help them cope with the ...

Black Women At Risk

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Black women are approximately six percent of the American population, but constitute 64 percent of new female AIDS cases, and one in 160 Black women is HIV-positive.  Why?  Guest Gary Bell, executive director of Black...

One Woman’s Solution to HIV/AIDS

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Approximately 8,500 people die daily from AIDS and no medical or technological magic bullet is on the horizon.  Dr. Loretta Sweet Jemmott, co-director of the Center for Health Disparities Research at the University of...

How Women Get AIDS?

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AIDS does not discriminate and gender brings nuances to the dreaded disease. (1014)

Black No More

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Journalist Debra Dickerson has written a controversial book, The End of Blackness, about changing social and political dynamics in the Black community.  Dickerson says that “blackness” has forced African Americans int...

CyberSpace A New Language

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Guest: Dr. Georgia Falu, President, Universal Business & Media School (1902)

The Woman Who Fought Rap

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(C. DeLores Tucker) This Black leader took on the roughest crowd in the neighborhood and told them what she thought of them while many mask their opinions or run from the subject. (2627)

Blacks Divided

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Dr. Carol Swain, a professor of Political Science and Law at Vanderbilt University and author of Debating Immigration, will explore the nuances of contemporary immigration and citizenship affecting the U. S. (3017)

Gender In The Military: The Air Force

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Officials respond to charges of gender discrimination in the Air Force.  (1813)

The Museum That Saved Chicago’s History

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Who was the pioneer settler of Chicago?  The answer is Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, an African American from Sainte-Domingue, Haiti.  Margaret Burroughs, a founder of the DuSable Museum of African-American History in...