“Bitter in the Mouth,” a novel by Vietnamese American writer Monique Truong, will give you a sweet taste at the end. A book about a young girl’s auditory disorder, her family and the secrets of each family member (via LA times).
Historian and Wayne State University Professor Danielle L. McGuire’s “At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance: A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power” gives us the history of "racialized sexual violence that fueled black women’s activism during the Civil Rights Movement” (via for colored girls).
The Movies that Matter Festival, for human rights and social justice in The Hague, the International City of Peace and Justice, takes place the 4th through the 30th of March, 2011. Submit your film(s) by October 15th for a chance to win €20,000 (more info).
Are you between 18-25? Know someone who is? A huge opportunity: learn to work under a multicultural team and get an inside look at the ICRC’s humanitarian action, in collaboration with national Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (more info).
The "Paint It Purple" 2010 Campaign is happening in October 2010, which also is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Do you want to host a “Paint It Purple” party in your city to raise funds for your VAW non profit organization and The Pixel Project’s work? Click here.
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