EVENT: A Poetry Night in Honour of Audre Lorde

‘Woman power is/ Black power/ is/ Human power/ is/ alwasy feeling/ my heart beats/ as my eyes open/ as my hands move/ as my mouth speaks/ I am/ are you/ Ready.’  ‘Now’ by Audre Lorde (1934 – 1992). On Monday 21st of October from 7.00pm to 9.00pm, the doors of the Cambridge University Graduate Union will open for one night only to celebrate the life and … More EVENT: A Poetry Night in Honour of Audre Lorde

A Vindication of the Rights of Black Women: A Contribution to a Discourse

When Mary Wollenstencraft published her polemic on Feminist Philosophy in 1792,  against the tumultuous background of the French Revolution, she concerned herself with the rights afforded to “woman” – an abstract category. However, in Wollenstencraft’s world, there was seemingly something in the body social that drew all women together and merged their experiences. In today’s society, the difference … More A Vindication of the Rights of Black Women: A Contribution to a Discourse